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Annex VIII to CLP – European poison centre notification updates

Annex VIII of CLP (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures) on the harmonization of information relating to emergency response, was adopted in March 2017 in an effort to harmonize the information requirements under article 45 of CLP. According to Article 45 of CLP, member states are required […]

Detergent Regulations in North America and Europe

Viruses can remain infectious on certain surfaces for up to several days. One straightforward way to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is by cleaning and disinfecting high traffic surfaces and easily contaminated items such as clothing. Luckily, commonly used cleaners and disinfectants are effective against COVID-19. In response to the global […]

Health Canada Proposes Stricter Rules on Vaping Products

Vaping rates among youth are increasing at an unsettling rate. The Canadian government has recently taken steps to address this concerning trend. On 21 December 2019, Health Canada published proposed restrictions on the promotion of vaping products in the Canada Gazette, Part I. The proposed Vaping Products Promotion Regulations (VPPR) would ban all advertising that […]