19 06, 2017

WHMIS 2015 Enforcement Deadlines Delayed

By |June 19th, 2017|Chemical Regulation, GHS, GHS Regulations, HazCom, MSDS to SDS Conversion, SDS software, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

On May 19th, Health Canada announced that they would be extending Phase 1 of the WHMIS 2015 transition. Under the new transition timetable, manufacturers and importers (including many US firms) will have until June 1st, [...]

8 03, 2017

Options Narrow as Canada GHS Deadline Looms

By |March 8th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

If you’re not yet in compliance with WHMIS 2015, you may want to hurry. Chemical suppliers have less than 100 days left to comply with the Canadian GHS standard, and only a few options for [...]

17 02, 2017

GHS in the US and Canada: What are the Differences?

By |February 17th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

Canada and the US share the world’s longest border, and are each others largest trading partners. The countries share a language and a common law. In recent years, both countries have implemented GHS standards. Despite [...]

14 03, 2016

Canada and U.S. Standardizing SDSs

By |March 14th, 2016|GHS, HazCom, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

In order to further the ideals of the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), Canada and the United States will now be moving forward with a coordination plan to create safety [...]

25 02, 2016

Canada and US Seek Input on 2016-2017 Work Plan

By |February 25th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, GHS, GHS Regulations, HazCom, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

On March 3, 2016, the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) will host a consumer and stakeholder input webinar in search of commentary on their 2016-2017 draft work plan for international chemical safety cooperation. This [...]