From: Health Canada
The purpose of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act is to protect the public by addressing or preventing dangers to human health or safety that are posed by consumer products in Canada. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act applies to suppliers of consumer products in Canada, including manufacturers, importers, distributors, advertisers and retailers. It is replacing Part I and Schedule I of the Hazardous Products Act.
The document provides guidance on the key provisions of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. The guide provides an overview of the legislation and is not intended to substitute for, supersede or limit the requirements under the legislation.
The guide is available in English and French at the link above. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act will come into force on June 20, 2011.
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