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.