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Canada proposes to amend the DSL for the Piperazine notification process.

May-24-2024 Chemical industry Cosmetic Products

On 11 May 2024, the Canadian Department of Environment published a notice proposing amendments to the Domestic Substance List (DSL) and introducing significant new activity (SNAC) notification require...

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Canadian Government to Restrict Gas Oils and Kerosene Substances in Consumer Products Due to Health Risks

May-21-2024 CEPA Restricted substances

The Canadian government has announced plans to restrict more than a dozen gas oil and kerosene substances in certain consumer products, citing potential risks to human health. The decision follows a p...

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Canada Moves to Label Polymers of Low Concern Polymers on the Domestic Substances List

May-21-2024 CEPA Domestic Substance List Polymers

On May 11, 2024, the Minister of the Environment published a Notice of Intent to amend the Domestic Substances List (DSL) under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) by adding the let...

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Health Canada Announces Updates to Hazardous Materials Information Review Act for Confidential Business Information Exemptions

May-16-2024 CBI Safety data sheets (SDSs)

On March 26, 2024, Health Canada introduced significant changes to the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act (HMIRA) aimed at simplifying the process for companies seeking Confidential Business I...

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Government of Canada Releases Acids and Bases Group Assessment: Concludes Substances Are Not Harmful to Health or the Environment

May-08-2024 Hazardous chemicals Risk assessment

On April 27, 2024, the Government of Canada has published the Acids and Bases Group Assessment, which concludes that these substances are not harmful to human health or the environment. A notice to th...

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Canada amends cosmetic regulations for cosmetic fragrance allergens

May-03-2024 Cosmetic Act Cosmetic Products

On 24 April 2024, Health Canada published an amendment to the labeling and notification requirements for cosmetic ingredients. The amendment was published in the Canada Gazette, part II, Volume 158, N...

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Canada Approves Eight Hydrocarbon-Based Substances after Environmental Assessment

Apr-29-2024 CEPA Hazard assessment

On April 20, 2024, the Canadian government announced the approval of eight hydrocarbon-based chemicals following a thorough assessment under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA). Acc...

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