Letter to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency noting findings of out-of-date labels for registered tetramethrin products, specifically those used for bed bugs. In consequence, if these older and now illegal labels are followed by users of these pesticides, the result will be health risks in excess of final re-evaluation decision.
Tag: Pest Control Products Act (PCPA)
Canada’s pesticide regulator continues to back-track on promised neonics ban
Environmental groups dismayed by continued use of bee-killing imidacloprid, request audit of federal pesticide regulation
Media Release: Federal pesticide regulator flip-flops on proposed neonics ban after years of delay
Canada failing to protect the environment from harmful pesticides, groups say
Proposal to Develop a Canada Water Agency
Submissions of CELA to the Government of Canada regarding the proposal to develop a Canada Water Agency
Blog: Housing and the Indoor Environment: Where toxic exposures can be up close and personal
Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.
Pesticides Indoors – Differences in Risks, Regulation, and Necessary Precautions
All pesticide use carries risk but important differences exist in how pesticides behave indoors and in how they are regulated. Choices exist for lower risk alternatives alongside prevention.