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Canada Announces New Measures to Combat Toxic Substances in Sealant Products

Nov-21-2023 Public policy Risk management Toxic substances

On 18 November, in a significant move to protect both the environment and public health, the Government of Canada unveiled the Certain Products Containing Toxic Substances Regulations. This groundbrea...

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Canadian Health and Environment Ministries Assess 13 Titanium-Based Substances: Findings and Implications.

Nov-07-2023 Chemical authorisation Chemical industry

The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), under its vigilant section 68, recently underwent a comprehensive assessment by the Environment Ministry and the Health Ministry. This review fo...

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Health Canada Releases Crucial Hazardous Substance Assessments

Oct-16-2023 Chemical industry Safety data sheets (SDSs)

In a move to enhance public safety, Health Canada has recently released information on six Hazardous Substance Assessments (HSAs). These assessments, fundamental for suppliers of hazardous products un...

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Health Canada Extends Comment Period for Proposed Hazardous Substance Disclosure Rules

Oct-16-2023 Chemical industry Hazard assessment

Health Canada has extended the comment period for stakeholders to provide feedback on the proposed disclosure requirements for hazardous substances found in household chemical products such as cleaner...

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Health Canada Proposes New Maximum Residue Limit for Pydiflumetofen and Difenoconazole

Sep-26-2023 Pesticides MRL

On 14 September 2023, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) submitted a proposal under the Pest Control Products Act to review an application to expand the permissible use of the fu...

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Canada Takes Next Steps Towards Sustainable Pesticide Management: Government Announces Key Measures

Sep-04-2023 Chemical authorisation Chemical industry

The Government of Canada, led by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), and the Honourable Mar...

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Canadian Government to Amend Domestic Substances List for Polymer Notification Requirements

Sep-24-2023 Chemical inventory Regulatory Updates

On the 16 September 2023, the Canadian government announced its intentions to make significant amendments to the Domestic Substances List (DSL), affecting 145 polymers by introducing new chemical noti...

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