Industry News

Developing Safety Guidance for Re-Opening Cosmetic Retail


As governments and public health officials contemplate the safe re-opening of retail business, CA has taken the initiative to develop industry guidance and best-practices on how this can best be done to protect the safety of your staff and customers. …

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Proper Use of Disinfectants

Guidance Documents on Disinfectants

April 24, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA) issued the following statement in response to unusual speculation about the use of disinfectants in or on one’s body: Disinfectants are meant to kill germs or …

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Ramping Up Hand Sanitizer Supply

hand sanitizer

Ever since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic there has been an unprecedented demand for hand sanitizers. This has resulted in a shortage of supply and empty store shelves. The good news for consumers is that the shortage should be short-lived. …

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UPDATED Cover Letters for use under the Interim Expedited Licensing Approach for the Production and Distribution of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers: updated: Cover Letter for Interim Approach to Hand Sanitizers_import updated: Lettre explicative pour approche provisoire pour les nettoyants antiseptiques_import   Hard-surface disinfectants and hand …

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Cosmetics Alliance’s Beta Montemayor Appointed ICG Chair

Beta Montemayor

Cosmetics Alliance is pleased to announce that Beta Montemayor, CA’s Director of Science, Regulation & Market Access, was recently appointed as Chair of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act – Industry Coordination Group (CEPA-ICG). The CEPA-ICG is a technical forum for …

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