December 2010

New Canadian product safety law passed

Injury prevention advocates are applauding the passage of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Safe Kids Canada pushed hard for an overhaul of the old product safety legislation and sent out a news release congratulating the government for passing the act, “just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.” The legislation will allow for more effective enforcement measures such as mandatory testing and recalls.

See the Safe Kids website for the full release and visit the Health Canada website for its news release.

Updated December 15, 2010