OHS Code

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

Section 406 Information current

(1) If the most recent supplier material safety data sheet for a controlled product at a work site is 3 years from its latest revision, an employer must, if possible, obtain an up-to-date supplier’s material safety data sheet for the controlled product.

(2) If an employer is unable to obtain a supplier’s material safety data sheet that is less than 3 years old, the employer must review, and revise if necessary, the existing supplier’s material safety data sheet on the basis of the ingredients disclosed on the sheet.

(3) An employer must update a material safety data sheet referred to in section 405(1)

(a) not more than 90 days after new hazard information becomes available to the employer, and

(b) at least every 3 years.