WHMIS / Safety Data Sheets

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System /
Global Harmonized System

WHMIS is a Canadian hazard communication program. The purpose of WHMIS is to make sure that you, your supervisor and the University have the information needed to work safely with the hazardous materials at your workplace. The materials that are included in WHMIS are called hazardous products. A hazardous product is any product that meets the criteria for WHMIS hazard classes. WHMIS specific training will be provided by your department when required.

Following are links to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for some common controlled products that are used throughout the University:

Hand Sanitizer

Technical Grade Ethanol information

PCS Disinfecting Wipes

Lysol Disinfecting Wipes

Fire Extinguisher

Wite Out

The following products may be used by Custodial:

ES364 Neutral Disinfectant


The following products may be used by Abell Pest Control:

Contrac Blox



Comparison of WHMIS 1988 and WHMIS 2015


If you have any questions about WHMIS, please contact your Supervisor or the OHS Office.