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Food and Drugs Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-27)

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Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-12-22. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2023, c. 12, s. 64

    • 64 The Food and Drugs Act is amended by adding the following after section 11:

      • Risk to environment

        11.1 It is prohibited for a person to sell, or to manufacture, prepare, preserve, package or store for sale, any drug that contains a prescribed substance, unless the Minister has conducted an assessment, in accordance with the regulations made under paragraph 30(1)(l.1), of the risk to the environment presented by the substance.

  • — 2023, c. 12, s. 67

      • 67 (1) [In force]

      • (2) Subsection 30(1) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (a.01):

        • (a.02) prescribing the substances that are subject to an assessment under section 11.1;

      • (3) and (4) [In force]

      • 1999, c. 33, s. 347

        (5) Paragraph 30(1)(l.1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (l.1) respecting the assessment of the risk to the environment or human life and health of the release into the environment of any food, drug, cosmetic or device;

        • (l.2) respecting, for the purpose of managing risks to the environment identified as part of an assessment under this Act, measures in respect of selling or importing, manufacturing, preparing, preserving, packaging or storing for sale any food, drug, cosmetic or device;

        • (l.3) authorizing the Minister to waive any requirement respecting the assessment under this Act of the risk to the environment presented by a food, drug, cosmetic or device;

      • (6) Section 30 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

        • Relevant factor

          (1.01) Before recommending to the Governor in Council that a regulation be made under paragraph (1)(a.02), the Minister must take into account the degree of uncertainty respecting the risks to the environment associated with the use of a substance as an ingredient in a drug, including its release into the environment.

      • (7) to (9) [In force]

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 501(2)

      • 501 (2) Section 21.321 of the Act is repealed.

  • — 2023, c. 26, s. 502(2)

      • 502 (2) Subsection 21.8(2) of the Act is repealed.


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