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Canada to Restrict DP and DBDPE

May-25-2022 PFAS Restricted use Risk management

Canada has presented a long-awaited proposal to impose strict restrictions on a range of long-chain PFASs and flame retardants, as well as bans on dechloranplus (DP) and decabromodiphenyl ethane (DBDP...

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Proposed Regulatory Framework for Biocides in Canada

May-25-2022 Product registration/ notification Simplified Registration Chemical Framework

Health Canada has released a proposal for public comment to create a unified regulatory framework for disinfectants and sanitizers. In Canada, biocidal products are currently governed by distinct reg...

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Canada Consults on Pest Control Products Regulation

Apr-08-2022 Canada Pest Control Product Consulting Chemical industry Academic studies Air

Health Canada has recommended several changes to the pest control products regulation which would reduce the burden on administrative and regulatory laws. Recommended Changes include the following...

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Canada removes 602 substances from its food and drug list

Mar-25-2022 Canada CEPA (Canada) Chemical industry Regulatory update

The Health Canada’s revised in-commerce list (R-ICL) of chemicals used in food, drugs, and cosmetics no longer includes 602 substances that are not commercially active. These substances are theref...

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Canada recommends no regulatory action for 34 chemicals

Mar-24-2022 Canada CEPA (Canada) Chemical industry Regulatory update

The Canadian government has posted draft screening assessments for a batch of 34 chemical compounds, inclusive of lithium- and barium-containing substances. The government recommends that ...

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Canada consults for pesticide management

Mar-08-2022 Pesticides Canada Consultation

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), on 7 March 2022, proposes a maximum residue limit for Pyraziflumid (PMRL2022-02).  The proposed limit includes: MRL (ppm)1 Ra...

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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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