P & F Magazine

Regulatory Sponsored by

Email This Item!
Increase Text Size

Canada Consumer Safety Product Act Introduced

Posted: April 14, 2008

As a follow up to an earlier news regarding the Canada Food Safety Plan, legislation has been introduced to implement many of the recommendations in the plan. This bill, C-52, the Canada Consumer Safety Product Act, contains new provisions for retailers, importers and manufacturers, both domestic and foreign, of consumer products such as consumer chemicals. 

The bill has four important elements for businesses:

There has also been a discussion of hiring more inspectors. Given that the price of non-compliance is about to skyrocket, companies must ensure that they are compliant with existing Canadian consumer regulations. Click here to view the full text of the bill (pdf 229 KB). (Source: FEMA)