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Canada moves further to ban cosmetics testing on animals

Feb-23-2022 Animal testing Cosmetic Products Canada

In January 2022, Cosmetic Alliance (CA) and a representative from their allied stakeholder coalition met with Health Canada (HC) officials to discuss the ban of cosmetics testing on animals in Canad...

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Consultation: Canada deliberate on adding Competency Based Training for Dangerous Goods’ Transportation Rules

Jan-26-2022 Hazardous chemicals Chemical Industry Ecotoxicology

Transport Canada (TC) recently opened a discussion to revise Part 6 of the Transportation of Dangerous Products (TDG) and set new training requirements.  Published in the Canada Gazette Part 1 on...

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Acceptance of VOC regulations for consumer goods in Canada

Jan-26-2022 Solvent/VOC emissions import/export restrictions Personal care.

Canada has embraced Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) directions for certain customer and commercial products, setting up the most extreme concentration...

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Canada proposes to add organic substances in paint and flame retardants to Country’s toxic list

Nov-30-2021 Canada Hazardous chemicals Risk management

The Health and Environment Ministry of Canada has proposed a recommendation to add organic substance used in paints and six flame retardants to the country's toxic substances’ list...

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Lotus corniculatus, extract clears Screening assessment in Canada

Aug-31-2021 Risk assessment ecotoxicology CEPA

As per section 74 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have conducted a screening assessment of Lotus ...

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Canada Nominates LC-PFCAs under the Stockholm Convention

Aug-31-2021 POPs Ecotoxicology Chemical Industry

On the 5th of  August, the Government of Canada nominated long-chain PFCAs, their salts and related compounds (also known as precursors) for consideration under the Stockholm Convention on Persis...

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Canadian Government Proposes Limited Use of Phosphonic Acid in Cosmetic Products

Aug-06-2021 CEPA Ecotoxicology Cosmetic products

Canada’s health and environment ministries have urged the conditions on the use of phosphonic acid, P,P′-(1-hydroxydodecylidene)bis-, allowing the limited amou...

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