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Prime Time News

Now available to the public, Prime Time News is a monthly electronic newsletter that provides readers with a reliable source of municipal, provincial, federal and international news chosen for its interest to our industry. It also updates readers on technological breakthroughs, general corporate business news and on events of immediate interest and impact on our industry’s business activities.

Current issue: July 2017

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Recent Items Addressed in Regulatory News (For Members Only)

  • Members to Provide Additional Data on the Lack of Exposure to TiO2 via Inhalation During Paint Mixing, Paint Application and Post-paint Application
  • Members Solicited for Input on the Post-2020 CMP-Phase 4
  • Members Comment on the Recommendations Outlined in the Parliamentary Committee’s Report on the Review of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act
  • Members Briefed on the Federal Government’s Eighth CMP Progress Report and Updated on the Revised CMP-Phase 3 “One Year Work Plan”
  • Members Discuss the PMRA’s Non-renewal, Restrictions and Cancellation of Preservative/Fungicide Use for Paint and Adhesives With Future Re-evaluations Scheduled for 2017-2022
  • CPCA Automotive Refinish Council Members Provide Information to Metro Vancouver Ahead of a Consultation on a New Automotive Refinishing Bylaw
  • CPCA Participates in a Government CMP Update on Adhesives and Sealants
  • Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Proposed Regulations on Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products Set for September
  • Information Gathering Initiatives Targeting Certain Flame Retardants Contained in CMP-Phase 3 Expected in Winter 2019 and Certain Quaternary Ammonium Compounds in Summer 2018
  • Government Expresses Concern over Colour-changing Glue Products Containing Phenolphthalein Potentially Used by Children with Further Action to Follow
  • No Controls on the Use of Toxic Substance DEHA Are Forthcoming

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