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The Bill S5 to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act CEPA 1999.

Nov-23-2022 CEPA Chemical inventory Risk assessment Hazardous chemicals

The Bill S5 was voted unanimously by Canada's House of Commons to be sent to the environment and Sustainable Development (Envi) committee. The Bill S5 is going to be amended to the Canadian Enviro...

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Canada introduces a new safety standard for ton containers used for the transportation of hazardous materials

Sep-14-2022 Chemical contaminants Hazardous chemicals

The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) has issued a draft safety standard on ton containers for the transport of dangerous goods, with the consultation open until 24 October. A ton container i...

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Canada proposes to add Solvent Violet 13 to the list of toxic substances

Oct-11-2022 CEPA Chemical industry Solvents

The Canadian government has proposed adding Solvent Violet 13 to the country’s list of toxic substances under Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), which is likely to trigg...

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Canada requires new uses of the paint additive calcium 2-ethyl hexanoate

Sep-20-2022 Product registration/ notification Substances of concern

On 17 august 2022, the government of Canada (published in the Canada Gazette) issued notification requirements for some new uses of the paint additive calcium 2-ethyl hexanoate. In 2018, Canada ca...

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Canada published the Final Screening Assessment of silver and its components

Aug-29-2022 Public policy Risk assessment

On 26th of august 2022, the Canadian government published the final screening assessment of silver and its components under Canada Gazette. Based on the substance addressed in the third phase of the c...

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Canada to Restrict DP and DBDPE

May-25-2022 PFAS Restricted use Risk management

Canada has presented a long-awaited proposal to impose strict restrictions on a range of long-chain PFASs and flame retardants, as well as bans on dechloranplus (DP) and decabromodiphenyl ethane (DBDP...

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Proposed Regulatory Framework for Biocides in Canada

May-25-2022 Product registration/ notification Simplified Registration Chemical Framework

Health Canada has released a proposal for public comment to create a unified regulatory framework for disinfectants and sanitizers. In Canada, biocidal products are currently governed by distinct reg...

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