Industry News

CA Continues Lobby of Health and International Trade Ministers to Create China Export Certificate – Would Eliminate Chinese Requirement for Animal Testing

CA Canada continues to pursue the establishment of a new Government issued or authorized GMP compliance certificate to facilitate the export of Canadian manufactured cosmetic products to China. This compliance certificate is required by China to exempt imported cosmetic products from its animal testing requirements and as such provides a significant opportunity for the Canadian-based […]

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Quebec Government Proposes Changes to Provincial French Language Law – Strengthens Investigative and Enforcement Powers, Increases Fines

On May 13, 2021, the Quebec government introduced Bill 96 – An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec (the “Bill”). The Bill proposes significant amendments to the Charter of the French Language (the “Charter”), and among other things, strengthens provisions governing the use of French as the language of business and […]

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CA Develops COVID-19 Risk Reduction Guidance for Manufacturing Facilities

During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency, we all need to do our part to keep workers, customers, suppliers and the public safe and healthy so we can stop the spread of the virus. This includes everyone working in the manufacturing sector (i.e. operators, engineers, maintenance staff, production managers, etc.) who need to consider how […]

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Welcome New Member NALOI MEDIA GROUP

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ABOUT NALOI MEDIA GROUP Naloi Media Group (NMG) is an award-winning public relations and digital marketing agency comprising a team of seasoned individuals who share a passion for expressing brand stories that matter. We pride ourselves on the vast experiences we provide, driving national campaigns for national and global brands. Our network, which contains some […]

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Welcome New Member: Carbel Hygiene Products Inc.

ABOUT: Carbel Hygiene Products Inc. provides top-quality hygiene products. Their sanitizer, Sandi Ocean, is fully certified to meet your expectations with top-quality sanitation. Their processes are carried out with limited human contact–with automation right from the packaging through to the delivery. Our sanitizer, Sandi Ocean, is fully certified to meet your expectations with top-quality sanitation. […]

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Welcome New Member SOVANIC- TEAOLOGY CDN Inc.

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ABOUT: SOVANIC- TEAOLOGY CDN Inc is a North American beauty brand development and sales company representing TEAOLOGY TEA INFUSION SKINCARE. From hydration to antiaging, this complete line of cosmetic specialties for face and body joins the well-known effectiveness of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) to the most pleasant textures and fragrances. The company’s incubator, brand […]

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Welcome New Member – Bleu Lavande

Bleu Lavande

ABOUT: Blue Lavande offers more than 100 natural products in health, beauty and for the home enriched with lavender essential oil which allows the enjoyment of the benefits of aromatherapy.   The company location in Magog Quebec is open year-round to the public. Bleu Lavande offers a unique journey into the world of lavender with […]

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Cosmetics Alliance Responds to Government’s Final Screening Assessment Report on the Safety of Talc

The Final Screening Assessment Report (FSAR) on talc under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) was published today and begins a 60-day comment period. Cosmetics Alliance disagrees with the conclusion in the final assessment as it is not supported by the 40+ years of scientific evidence and ignores important new safety data that was […]

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Industry Moves to Eliminate Shark-Derived Squalene – CA Launches Working Group to Scope Certification Program

Long time CA members Brian and Sandy Stewart of Tribute Entertainment are partnering with Cosmetics Alliance in their campaign to eliminate the use of shark-derived squalene in cosmetics. Their efforts are inspired by the work of their late son, internationally acclaimed film maker and conservationist Rob Stewart, whose work to preserve our planet’s endangered shark […]

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CA Develops Guidance to Defend “Personal Care” Items as Essential; During Pandemic In-Person Retail Limitations

Tighter measures were recently taken in Ontario in an attempt by the Ford Government to slow the third wave of the pandemic including new retail restrictions effective April 8th, 2021. As indicated in the Ontario Government’s public announcement: Most “non-essential” retailers may open for curbside pick-up and delivery only. “Essential Retailers” (i.e. grocery, pharmacy) may open […]

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