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Cosmetic Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2006-11-16 to 2024-06-19:

  •  (1) No manufacturer shall make any claim on a label of or in an advertisement for a cosmetic respecting either of the following, unless the manufacturer has evidence that validates the claim:

    • (a) the ability of the cosmetic or any of its ingredients to influence the chemistry of the skin, hair or teeth; or

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

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

  • SOR/2004-244, s. 11

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