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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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Fee Change for New Substance Notifications in Canada

Apr-21-2021 Chemical notification CEPA Hazard assessment

As per Canada’s New Substances Fees Regulations, fees must be provided with each New Substance Notification (NSN) package submitted under the New Substance Notification Regulations (Che...

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