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The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act are you complying?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 31 2011

With the implementation of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) in June of this year, those who are involved in the distribution chain of consumer products must meet new specified obligations.


Natural Health Products Directorate proposes changes to the site licensing model, GMP standards and product licence applications
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 31 2011

The Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is seeking input regarding proposed changes to the Natural Health Product Regulations, the current site licensing model, the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards, and the information required for a natural health product (NHP) licence application.


Fundamentals of Canadian product liability - duty to warn
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 4 2011

A manufacturer has a duty to warn consumers and others in the supply chain of all material risks of which it is aware, or of which it ought to be aware, resulting from ordinary use of its product.


Automotive industry beware of pricing requirements in Québec!
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 13 2011

Early this year, the Office de la protection du consommateur made clear its intention to review automotive advertisements in Québec in order to ensure compliance with the Consumer Protection Act and its Regulations.


B.C. appeal decisions could mark the end of indirect purchaser class actions
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 8 2011

This spring, the B.C Court of Appeal released two decisions that could mark the end of indirect purchaser class actions in Canada.


Regulations respecting products containing mercury
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 15 2011

The Federal Government is proposing regulations which would prohibit the manufacture, import and sale of products containing mercury, with exceptions for essential products which have no viable alternatives (for example, lamps, certain health, safety and research applications and dental amalgam).


New consumer product laws coming into force this summer
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 31 2011

On December 13, 2010 the Canadian government passed the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), which replaces the current consumer product safety system.


Tough new consumer product safety legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 14 2011

Legislation that creates a new system for regulating the safety of consumer products received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010.


Pharmacies told not to sell unauthorized natural health products
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 9 2010

The National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA), a voluntary association of provincial and territorial pharmacy regulatory bodies, issued a position statement last month encouraging member associations and pharmacists not to sell natural health products that have not been licensed with a Drug Identification Number (DIN), or a Natural Product Number (NPN).


New guidelines for “Made in Canada” and “Product of Canada” claims
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 9 2010

The Competition Bureau has published its new Enforcement Guidelines Relating to "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" Claims.