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Guidance Documents Relating to WHMIS Supplier Requirements

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Guidance Documents - Overview

This page provides a listing of selected guidance documents relating to the WHMIS requirements of the Hazardous Products Act and associated Controlled Products Regulations including the WHMIS trade secret mechanism established under the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act. Additional related publications and references are listed on the relevant main pages of this site; i.e., under "CLASSIFICATION", "LABELs" and "MSDSs".

Guidance Documents

Application / General Requirements

Acts and Regulations

Classification related publications

Label related documents

Other than what is provided in the Health Canada WHMIS Reference Manual, no publications dedicated specifically to WHMIS supplier labelling requirements have been issued to date.

MSDS related documents