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Cosmetic Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-11-15:

  •  (1) No manufacturer shall, on any label or in any advertisement for a cosmetic, make any claim respecting

    • (a) the ability of the product or any ingredient thereof to influence the chemistry of the skin, hair or teeth, or

    • (b) product formulation, manufacture or performance that would imply that the user of the product will not suffer injury to health,

    unless the manufacturer is in possession of evidence validating the claim.

  • (2) The manufacturer shall, on request, furnish the Assistant Deputy Minister with the evidence referred to in subsection (1).

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