Material safety data sheets for hazardous materials.
Content & Scope
As part of Canada's Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, material safety data sheets provide information on the safe use of and potential hazards associated with particular chemicals and products. They are available in University workplaces as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Units using controlled products.
Retain the latest version of an MSDS for a product while the product is in use.
- Occupational Health and Safety Act, s. 37 & 3.
- O.Reg. 860: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Regulations.
The retention period is based on operational use.
19 December 2011