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Cosmetic Regulations

Version of section 24 from 2006-11-16 to 2007-06-13:

  •  (1) The label of a cosmetic that presents an avoidable hazard must include adequate directions for safe use.

  • (2) For the purpose of subsection (1), avoidable hazard means a threat of injury to the health of the user of a cosmetic that can be

    • (a) predicted from the cosmetic’s composition, the toxicology of its ingredients and the site of its application;

    • (b) reasonably anticipated during normal use; and

    • (c) eliminated by specified limitations on the usage of the cosmetic.

  • SOR/89-228, s. 5
  • SOR/2004-244, s. 12

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