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:…

Environment and Health Groups call on Canadian Government to Prohibit Triclosan in All Products

Today, over 50 public interest and not-for-profit groups from Canada and the US are calling on the Government of Canada to take urgent action to prohibit the use of triclosan in consumer and institutional products. Triclosan is used in a…

Antibacterial Chemicals are Polluting Our Waterways

Posted by Bev Thorpe, Clean Production Action on August 5, 2014 Most people are unaware of how widespread triclosan and triclocarban chemicals are in their daily lives. Many products labelled as ‘antibacterial’, ‘fights odours’ or ‘kills germs’ may contain triclosan or tricocarban. In…

Chemicals in Consumer Products are Draining Trouble into the Great Lakes Ecosystem GreenScreen® Assessment Shows Triclosan and Triclocarban Should be Avoided

Title: Chemicals in Consumer Products are Draining Trouble into the Great Lakes Ecosystem GreenScreen® Assessment Shows Triclosan and Triclocarban Should be Avoided Resource Type: Report Content: TC-TCC-CELA-997_0 # of Pages: 16 Date authored: July 2014 Publication number: 997 Author/s: Bev…