CA

Legislation

National legislative and regulatory framework information

National policies, laws, procedures, guidelines, and other elements related to safe management of chemicals

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for certain hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in international trade
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
Status:
Ratification
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Increased risk reduction

Risk reduction measures beyond legally binding instruments (i.e. strengthened policy and regulatory frameworks), and compliance and enforcement measures

Lead in Paint
Status: Yes
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Pesticide Legislation based on the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management
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Information on this page is reviewed by the SAICM focal point

Name: Mr. David Morin
Function: Director General
Institution: Health Canada
Address: Mail Stop 4095A, 269 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9, Canada
Phone: (+1 613) 954 0291
Email: david.morin@canada.ca; suzanne.Leppinen@hc-sc.gc.ca

Governmental websites

Poison centers

World Health Organisation Poison Centers
Data as of 28 February 2019 

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