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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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Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products to be Regulated

Aug-06-2021 CEPA human health exposure import/export restrictions

The Canadian government has finalised regulations to limit formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products and apply the country’s that generally align with that of US.  ...

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Use Restrictions for Solvent Violet 13 – Canadian Cosmetics

Aug-06-2021 CEPA cosmetics products Exposure monitoring & assessment

Canada’s environment and health ministries have suggested including solvent violet 13 to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist, a move that would restrict the dye’s use in cosmetic...

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Quality Guidelines for Aluminium, Selenium, and D4’; Canadian Government Proposes

Jun-15-2021 Risk management chemical framework chemical industry.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has suggested federal environmental quality guidelines (FEQGs) for aluminum, selenium, and octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4). For this, a draft has bee...

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Performance Measurement Evaluation for Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

Jun-30-2021 Canada risk management Exposure monitoring & measurement

Performance measurement evaluations provide Canadians with information on the effectiveness of the risk management actions in place for the substances that are found to be toxic under the Can...

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Selenium and its compounds added to Canada’s Schedule 1 – Toxic Substance List

May-12-2021 Ecotoxicology CEPA Risk management.

Final screening assessment and proposed risk management approach  The Government of Canada under the Act of Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), has added sel...

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Canada intends to approach PFAS as single class

May-30-2021 Canada PFAS Substance & mixture classification

The Government of Canada evaluated the risks of PFOS, PFOA, and LC-PFCAs, and published the findings in screening assessment reports in 2006 and 2012. The PFOS, PFOA, and LC-PFCAs (and ...

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