image001Please see the following information regarding the Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation.

Note: the final day for comments is September 8, 2014

Health Canada has released the proposed Hazardous Products Regulation in the Canada Gazette Part 1 for public comment. The proposed regulation will implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) in Canada. The proposal along with a Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement can be accessed through this link:  http://gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2014/2014-08-09/html/reg1-eng.php

 This is likely the final opportunity stakeholders will have to comment on the proposal which will result in changes to the framework of WHMIS across Canada and provincially. The deadline for comments is September 8, 2014. Comments can be submitted to:

Workplace Hazardous Materials Directorate, Health Canada
Postal Locator: 4707A, 427 Laurier Avenue West, 7th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9

Email: WHMIS_SIMDUT@hc-sc.gc.ca
Telephone: 1-855-407-2665
Facsimile: 613-993-5016