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Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 5.1 from 2011-03-25 to 2016-06-13:

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

hazard information

hazard information means information on the proper and safe storage, handling, use and disposal of a hazardous substance, including information relating to its toxicological properties. (renseignements sur les risques)

lower explosive limit

lower explosive limit means the lower limit of flammability of a chemical agent or a combination of chemical agents at ambient temperature and pressure, expressed

  • (a) for a gas or vapour, as a percentage in air by volume; and

  • (b) for dust, as the weight of dust per volume of air. (limite explosive inférieure)

product identifier

product identifier, in respect of a hazardous substance, means the brand name, code name or code number specified by the supplier or employer, or the chemical name, common name, generic name or trade name. (identificateur du produit)

readily available

readily available means accessible on board an aircraft by electronic or other means. (facilement accessible)


supplier means a person who manufactures, processes or packages a hazardous substance or a person who, in the course of business, imports or sells a hazardous substance. (fournisseur)

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