OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 29 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Section 405 Material safety data sheet - employer

(1) An employer must prepare a material safety data sheet for a controlled product produced or manufactured at a work site.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a fugitive emission or an intermediate product undergoing reaction within a reaction vessel.

(3) An employer may provide a material safety data sheet in a format different from the supplier material safety data sheet or containing additional hazard information if

(a) the supplier material safety data sheet is available at the work site, and

(b) the material safety data sheet, subject to section 408,

(i) includes the information required for a supplier material safety data sheet, and

(ii) states that the supplier material safety data sheet is available at the work site.