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Canada proposes a new regulation to lower use flame retardants in tents

Jun-21-2023 Hazard assessment Labelling

On June 17, 2023, Health Canada published its proposed Tents Regulations in the Canada Gazette which includes amendments to the Toys Regulations and the Textile Flammability Regulations. The governmen...

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Canada to Amend the Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products Regulations

Jun-19-2023 Ecotoxicology Chemical Framework

On June 17, 2023, the Canadian government put forward proposals to amend the regulations governing formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products. The aim of these proposed amendments is to provi...

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Canada adopts Bill S-5

Jun-15-2023 Chemical industry Chemical notification/ registration

Legislation (S-5) to modernize the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) received consent from the Senate and royal assent on 13 June. The provisions of Bill S-5 will come into effect immediate...

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Canada plans to regulates PFASs as toxic substances

Jun-04-2023 PFAS Compliance

On 19 May 2023, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Health Canada published their draft state of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) report. The report signifies a significant deve...

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Cosmetics biocide chlorocresol to be listed as toxic substance in Canada

Apr-27-2023 Cosmetic Products Deadline Environment

On 1 April 2023, the Canadian government announced that they are taking steps to limit the potential risks associated with the use of chlorocresol in cosmetics by proposing an order to add it to the l...

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Mandatory Survey to collect PFAS information will be issued by Canada

Apr-27-2023 Chemical industry Deadline

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has published a statement which confirms their plan  to issue a mandatory survey. The objective of this survey is to collect information on certain per- a...

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New conditions for cosmetic ingredients in Canada

Apr-01-2023 Chemical inventory Cosmetic Products

On 11 March 2023 the Canadian Government announced new ministerial conditions on the manufacture and import of the cosmetic and coating ingredient of 1-propanaminium, n-(3-aminopropyl)-2-hydroxy-n,n-d...

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