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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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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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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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Canada: 4 Substances removed from CEPA's toxic list under section 64

Mar-02-2023 CEPA Chemical authorisation Chemical industry Hazardous chemicals

The Canadian government has announced that four ethers have been cleared from the toxic list under section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA 1999). These four4 substances are used ...

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Canada finalizes an update to hazardous communication rules

Jan-12-2023 Canada WHMIS GHS Government incentives Hazardous chemicals Chemical Framework

On 4 January 2023, Health Canada published the finalized version of an update to the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR). This update was postponed earlier in 2022 because the Canadian government aim...

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Canadian government proposes three options on how to comply with VOC limits.

Jan-11-2023 Safer alternatives Solvent/ VOC emissions Hazardous chemicals

The Canadian government has unveiled three options for businesses to comply with the country's VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) limits for household goods. These regulations, which establish conce...

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New proposal on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations TDGR.

Dec-16-2022 Government incentives Hazardous chemicals Risk management

The Transport department of Canada has announced that they are planning to pass a proposal to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR). This proposal would align the Canadian regulatio...

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