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Canada Addresses Environmental Risks from by Thallium Compounds

Apr-10-2024 Consultation Hazardous chemicals Risk management

In a major move to protect the environment, the Canadian government has established comprehensive risk management strategies for thallium and its compounds, highlighting the significant risks they pos...

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Canadian Consultation on Low Boiling Point Naphthas: Engaging Stakeholders in Regulatory Decision-Making

Mar-28-2024 Chemical industry Cosmetic Products

Health Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) are currently seeking feedback from industry stakeholders and interested parties on the regulation of low boiling point naphthas (LBPNs)....

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Health Canada proposes restrictions on six essential oils used in personal care products

Feb-27-2024 Cosmetic Products Risk assessment

On February 3, 2024, the Canadian government published a draft assessment to restrict the use of six essential oils in personal care products. A notice summarizing the scientific considerations of ...

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Modernizing Canada's Environmental Protection: The Journey of Bill S-5

Feb-22-2024 Canada WHMIS CEPA GHS Safety data sheets (SDSs)

This period is dedicated to overhauling the nation’s approach to chemical management and embedding a groundbreaking right to a healthy environment within the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (C...

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Proposes Interim Standard to Address PFAS Contamination in Municipal Biosolids Used as Fertilizers

Feb-20-2024 PFAS Food contact materials

On February 5, 2024, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of an interim standard for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in municipal biosolids...

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Proposed Measures to Reduce Potential Environmental Harm for four substituted phenols

Jan-29-2024 CEPA Chemical industry

In accordance with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the Government of Canada is actively engaged in the comprehensive evaluation of substances to assess their potential risks to...

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Canada’s new strategy on animal testing

Dec-18-2023 Animal testing Deadline

Canada's health and environment ministries, namely Health Canada (HC) and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), are actively seeking public input as they embark on the development of a com...

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