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Ban on Paints Containing OIT Material Preservatives in Canada Effective May 31, 2019

May 21, 2019 Government Affairs
May 31, 2019 is the effective date for Canada’s ban on octhilinone (OIT) as a material preservative in paint. After that date, finished paints containing OIT preservatives cannot be manufactured and sold in Canada, AND paints manufactured with OIT preservatives in the United States cannot be sold in Canada. 

ACA Submits Comments to OIRA on Canada and U.S. Regulatory Cooperation

January 29, 2019 Government Affairs
The U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC), established in 2011, seeks elimination of unnecessary regulatory differences, and aims to promotes economic growth, innovation, competitiveness, and job creation.

Canada Publishes Final Amendments to Hazardous Product Regulations

April 25, 2018 Industry News
Canada's WHMIS 2015 (the 2015 update to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) consists of Canada’s HPA (Hazardous Products Act) and HPR (Hazardous Products Regulations) as amended in 2015 to adopt the 5th Revision of the U.N.’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.