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  • WHMIS 2015

    WHMIS 2015 “On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published in the Canada Gazette, Part II the Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which, in addition to the amendments made to the Hazardous Products Act under the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No.1, modified the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 1988 to incorporate the Globally […]

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  • TDG 2014 Newsletter

    2014 TDG Newsletter The 2014 TDG Newsletter is now available on the Transport Canada website at the following address: http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/tdg/newsletter-fall-2014-1215.html.   Bulletin TMD – Nouvelles, édition 2014 Le numéro 2014 du bulletin TMD – Nouvelles est maintenant disponible sur la page Web de Transports Canada à l’adresse suivante :  http://www.tc.gc.ca/fra/tmd/bulletin-printemps-2014-1215.html.

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  • Nova Scotia – Mercury Diversion Standard

    The Nova Scotia, Minister of the Environment issued an order (page 11) dated December 11, 2014 that took effect January 1, 2015 related to The Mercury Diversion Standard.

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  • Environment Canada – New Substance Program

    Environment Canada (EC) has published six new risk assessment summaries for chemicals and polymers under the New Substance Program. Included in the Background section for “any company or individual who plans to import or manufacture a substance subject to notification under the NSNR (Chemicals and Polymers) must provide the New Substances Program (NSP) with a New […]

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  • Government of Canada – Pigments of the Aromatic Azo and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping

    An Order amending the Domestic Substances List to rescind the Significant New Activity provisions on CPAOBP (CAS RN 78952-70-2) was published. Final Screening Assessment: “Certain Diarylide Yellow Pigments In October 2014, the final screening assessment for five substances was released and the related Notice was published in the  Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 148 No. 41 […]

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  • Ontario – Joint Statement on Climate Change Shows Leadership

    The Ontario Ministry of Environment & Climate Change published a News Release on December 8, 2014  – Joint Statement on Climate Change Showing Leadership. “Ontario, California, Quebec and British Columbia Working Together to Achieve Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets” “Ontario, together with California, Quebec and British Columbia, issued a joint statement today, demonstrating leadership and collective action on climate […]

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  • Government of Canada – Cobalt Containing Substances

    “Certain cobalt-containing substances are among those identified as priorities for action for the second phase of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). The selection of these cobalt-containing substances for action is based on the categorization process completed in 2006, and new information received as part of the first phase of the CMP. Cobalt-containing substances have been […]

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  • NASF UPDATED – EPA Proposes More Stringent Ozone Standard of 65-70 Parts Per Billion

    “The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a more stringent national ozone standard, between 65 and 70 parts per billion, on November 26, saying the level is necessary to protect human health under the Clean Air Act. With an estimated cost to the economy of $3.4 trillion, manufacturing leaders in Washington are calling it the most expensive regulation ever.” […]

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