Guidance on the WHMIS supplier requirements: Executive summary

This guidance is for suppliers of hazardous products destined for Canadian workplaces. It provides information on the:

This guidance does not cover employer and worker requirements of WHMIS. Each federal, provincial and territorial agency responsible for occupational health and safety has their own employer WHMIS requirements for their jurisdiction. For example, the Labour Program at Employment and Social Development Canada is responsible for workplaces under federal jurisdiction.

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Hazardous Products Act

Hazardous Products Regulations

Appendix A: HMIRA: Mechanism to protect confidential business information

Appendix B: Developing a generic chemical name (GCN)

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