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Vol. 144, No. 9 — February 27, 2010

Statutory authority

Hazardous Products Act

Sponsoring department

Department of Health

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see Order Amending Schedule I to the Hazardous Products Act (Surface Coating Materials).

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is hereby given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to section 5 (see footnote a) of the Hazardous Products Act (see footnote b), proposes to make the annexed Regulations Amending the Surface Coating Materials Regulations.

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, and the date of publication of this notice, and be addressed to Chad Tibbo, Project Officer, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Consumer Product Safety Directorate, Chemistry and Flammability Division, Health Canada, 123 Slater Street, Postal Locator 3504D, MacDonald Building, 4th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9 (fax: 613-952-9138; e-mail: chad_tibbo@hc-sc.gc.ca).

Ottawa, February 23, 2010

JURICA ČAPKUN
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

REGULATIONS AMENDING THE SURFACE COATING MATERIALS REGULATIONS

AMENDMENTS

1. Subsection 4(1) of the Surface Coating Materials Regulations (see footnote 1) is replaced by the following:

Concentration and test method criteria

4. (1) The concentration of total lead present in a surface coating material must not be more than 90 mg/kg when a dried sample of it is tested in accordance with a method that conforms to good laboratory practices.

2. Subsection 5(1) of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

Lead-content information

5. (1) If the concentration of total lead present in a surface coating material that is used for a purpose described in subsection 4(2) is more than 90 mg/kg, the display panel must contain the following information or its equivalent:

DANGER

CONTAINS LEAD / CONTIENT DU PLOMB

DO NOT APPLY TO SURFACES ACCESSIBLE TO CHILDREN OR PREGNANT WOMEN.

NE PAS APPLIQUER SUR UNE SURFACE ACCESSIBLE AUX ENFANTS OU AUX FEMMES ENCEINTES.

Must be used exclusively [Insert the appropriate use or uses described in subsection 4(2)]. / Utiliseruniquement aux fins suivantes : [insérer les fins mentionnées au paragraphe 4(2) qui s’appliquent].

3. Section 8 of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

Lead in pavement markings

8. The concentration of total lead present in a surface coating material that is used for pavement markings and that is sold during the period beginning on the day on which these Regulations come into force and ending on December 31, 2010 may be more than 90 mg/kg, when a dried sample of it is tested in accordance with a method that conforms to good laboratory practices, if the display panel contains the information required by section 5.

COMING INTO FORCE

4. These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

[9-1-o]

Footnote a
S.C. 2004, c. 9, s. 2

Footnote b
R.S., c. H-3

Footnote 1
SOR/2005-109