There have been 32 administrative changes to Canada’s Consumer Products Regulations that come under the Canadian Consumer Product Safety Act. The modifications to the Consumer Products Act include:

  • Housekeeping revisions, to modernize the regulations and update static references.
  • Modifications to address concerns about inconsistencies between the English and French versions of certain regulations.
  • Removing references to the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) or hazardous products’ in regulations titles.

The modifications, that came into force on June 22, 2016, deal with regulations such as:

  • Asbestos Products Regulations,
  • Consumer chemicals and containers,
  • Consumer products containing lead; and
  • Surface coating materials.

For more information, please visit Chemical Watch and Canada’s Justice Laws Website. Please contact Nexreg for Canadian SDS/MSDS services.