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Animal testing in cosmetics products banned in Canada

Jun-27-2023 Animal testing Cosmetic Products

On the 27 June 2023, the Government of Canada has announced that it will prohibit the testing of cosmetic products on animals before the end of year 2023.  Bill C-47, Budget Implementation Act, 20...

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Mandatory data call-in for more than 850 substances issued by Canadian government.

Jun-25-2023 Chemical industry Chemical inventory

On June 24, 2023, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) published a mandatory data call-in for over 850 substances utilized in various products such as cosmetics, paints, and building materials...

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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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