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September 17, 2007

Canada Publishes Proposed Regulatory Framework for Nanomaterials Under CEPA

Lynn L. Bergeson

Environment Canada (EC) and Health Canada (HC) have released a document entitled Proposed Regulatory Framework for Nanomaterials Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Proposed Framework). EC/HC will hold a public workshop for stakeholders regarding the Proposed Framework on September 27, 2007, in Toronto. At the workshop, EC/HC will gather comments from participating stakeholders through discussion groups and plenary sessions. EC/HC will invite all stakeholders to provide additional written comments the weeks following the meeting. Click here to request a copy of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s memorandum on the Proposed Framework.