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    Type of law / referenceIn effect?SubjectProducts covered / Requirements
    FEDERAL CEPAYesRestriction of hazardous substancesRegulates and restricts the manufacture, import and sale of toxic substances (see Schedule 1 of CEPA - high priority substances)
    FEDERAL Health CanadaYesHazardous SubstancesX medical device manufacturers must identify BPA and DEHP in any new Class II, III and IV medical devices
    FEDERAL Energy Efficiency ActYesMinimum standardsEstablishes labeling and minimum energy efficiency standards (MEPS) for appliances, lights, HVAC, water heaters, electronics, other energy using products
    FEDERAL Incandescent lightbulbsYesLightbulbsRequires energy efficiency labeling of incandescent bulb packages and energy efficiency standards for 60-100W bulbs (January 2013) and 60-40W bulbs (January 2014)
    BC reg 449/2004YesTVs / Computers / Printers

    Label or Notification Required: -

    Tax or Fee Required: -

    Government Take-Back Plan: -

    Manufacturer Take-Back Required: Yes

    Landfill Disposal Ban: Yes

    FEDERAL Green House Gas (GHG) reporting ruleYesGreenHouse Gases

    Requires all facilities that emit at least 50,000 tonnes of Greenhouse gases to report their emissions to Environment Canada.

    BC GHGRPYesGreenHouse Gases

    Reporting Operations required to report GHG regardless of their overall GHG emissions. >25,000 tonne CO2e emitters require third party verification of their emissions.



    Government agency:

    British Columbia Province Legislature








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