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4. WHMIS and the Employer (Continued)

  • ISBN: 978-1-4249-6996-8
  • Revised: August 2008
  • Content last reviewed: June 2009

This guideline is being updated to reflect changes that take effect July 1, 2016 as amendments to the WHMIS regulation, Regulation 860, come into force.

Summary of Labelling Requirements
Requirements Supplier Label Workplace Label Placard Laboratory Label [ 1 ]
Supply House
< 10 kg.
Sample
< 10 kg.
< 100 ml > 100 ml
Product Identifier x x x x x x
Supplier Identifier x x       x
MSDS Statement x x x x x  
Hazard Symbol(s) x x        
Risk Phrase(s)   x     x  
Precautionary Measures   x     x  
First Aid Measures   x     x  
Safe Handling Info.     x x    
Ingredients [ 2 ]           x
Hazard Statement [ 3 ]           x
Border x x       x
Bilingual x x     x x

[ 1 ] See Chapter 6. Special Applications of WHMIS

[ 2 ] Chemical identity or generic chemical identity, if known.

[ 3 ] "Hazardous Laboratory Sample. For hazard information or in an emergency, call (emergency number)."

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