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CANUTEC registration - Residual dangerous goods

To get rid of your residual hazardous materials, do you take a turnkey service (classification of your products, packaging, labelling, completed documentation) from a company specializing in waste management?

To understand the difference:

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Travelling With Electronic Devices Containing Lithium Batteries

Do you need to send electronic devices containing lithium batteries for calibration? For repairs? To a new employee? Do you bring electronics on your travels?

Read on for all the answers!

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How to Properly Store and Dispose of Your Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries are a recurring problem for Sorting Centers and Ecocentres. In this article, discover the little things you can do to reduce the risk of accidents.

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Underestimated Hazard: Lithium Batteries!

How many lithium batteries do you have at home? At work? For the most part, you are probably unable to give an exact number. Indeed, you would be surprised at the number of devices that contain lithium batteries. Read on to fully understand the dangers of your batteries.

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WHMIS Classification, State's Matter | Kalium Solutions

When classifying a mixture, several criteria must be taken into account.

Is it gaseous, liquid or solid? The classification of a mixture is far from being the sum of the pure substances that compose it. You have to do physical tests and ask yourself at least a few questions. Was there a reaction between my ingredients? Is substance X still bioaccessible? etc.

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Update to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR)

Do you encounter chemicals in your workplace? Do you need to produce safety data sheets (SDS) or labels as part of your job?

Changes to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) may affect you.


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New Database for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

On June 25th, 2022, Transport Canada published in the Gazette I, its proposal to amend the TDGR, adding a new obligation. Businesses will have to register on the registration database and renew their registration annually.

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