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"I am delighted that both the House of Commons and the Senate have recognized the need to update our product safety legislation," said Minister Aglukkaq. "The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act will give the Government important new tools to deliver stronger, more effective protection for Canadian consumers and their families."
The new CCPSA will better protect the health and safety of Canadians by:

  • prohibiting the manufacture, importation, advertisement or sale of any consumer products that pose an unreasonable danger to human health or safety;
  • requiring industry to report when they know about a serious incident, or death, related to their product to provide government with timely information about important product safety issues;
  • requiring manufacturers or importers to provide test/study results on products when asked;
  • allowing Health Canada to recall dangerous consumer products; and

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