Government’s Low Reduction Targets for the Widely Used Antimicrobial Substance Triclosan Continue to Disappoint Environmentalists: Lacks protection for Canadian Lakes, Rivers, and Human Health

FRANCAIS Posted by Fe de Leon (Canadian Environmental Law Association) and Patrick Nadeau (Ottawa Riverkeeper), Researcher and Paralegal and Executive Director on January 21, 2019 Photo Credit: https://canadiangis.com/data.php The federal government’s proposal to set a 30% reduction for the widely used antimicrobial substance triclosan continues to…

Proposed Pollution Prevention Planning Notice Requirements for Triclosan

Title: Re: Response to Proposed Pollution Prevention Planning Notice Requirements for Triclosan Resource Type: Letter Content: 1178-ProposedPollutionPreventionforTriclosan # of Pages: 10 Date authored: February 27, 2018 Publication number: 1178 Author/s: Fe de Leon, Barbara McElgunn, Sandra Madray, Meg Sears, Elaine…

Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention

Title: Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention Resource Type: Letter Content: 1149-AntimicrobialSubmission-HESA-Nov2017-PCN-CELA-CSM-FINAL (1) (1) # of Pages: 3 Date authored: November 24, 2017 Publication number: 1149 Author/s: Fe De Leon, Meg Sears and Sandra Madray Author Organization: CELA, Prevent Cancer Now, Chemical Sensitivities…

Triclosan – proposed listing to Schedule 1 of CEPA and proposed Risk Management Strategy

Title: Triclosan - proposed listing to Schedule 1 of CEPA and proposed Risk Management Strategy Submission in response to final decision for phenol, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy) [triclosan] (CAS RN 3380-34-5), Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental…

Strengthening Canada’s legal framework to reduce human health risks from toxic substances

Title: Briefing Note: Strengthening Canada’s legal framework to reduce human health risks from toxic substances Briefing note to Canada's new federal government from CELA, Ecojustice, Environmental Defence and the David Suzuki Foundation Content: CEPA-CCSPA-Cosmetics-Regs-Briefing-Note # of Pages: 12 Date authored:…