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Vaping Products Labelling and Packaging Regulations (SOR/2019-353)

Regulations are current to 2020-05-17 and last amended on 2019-12-25. Previous Versions

PART 1Labelling — Awareness of Health Hazards from Use of Vaping Products (continued)

Vaping Products Containing Nicotine (continued)

Nicotine Concentration Statement (continued)

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Marginal note:Placement — vaping products in kit

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     (1) The nicotine concentration statement must be displayed, in the case of a vaping device or vaping part that is packaged in a kit, on

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      (a) the main display panel of the vaping device or vaping part, as the case may be;

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      (b) the main display panel of the interior package of the vaping device or vaping part, as the case may be; or

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      (c) a tag.

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    Marginal note:Kit — refill vaping product

    (2) The nicotine concentration statement must be displayed, in the case of a vaping product that is intended to be used for the purpose of refilling another vaping product and that is packaged in a kit, on the main display panel of that refill vaping product.

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Placement — kit

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     (1) If vaping products that contain nicotine are packaged in a kit, the nicotine concentration statement that is required for each of those vaping products must be displayed on the main display panel of the kit.

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    Marginal note:One nicotine concentration statement

    (2) However, if two or more of the vaping products in the kit have the same concentration of nicotine, the nicotine concentration statement that is applicable to those vaping products must be displayed only once on the main display panel of the kit.

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Placement — prepackaged product

 If a vaping product is a prepackaged product, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, and its identity is shown, as required under subparagraph 10(b)(ii) of that Act, in terms of its common or generic name or in terms of its function, the nicotine concentration statement must be displayed immediately below that name or function.

Health Warning

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Marginal note:Requirement — vaping product containing nicotine

 Every vaping product that contains nicotine must display a health warning.

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Marginal note:List of health warnings

 The health warning that is required for a vaping product is the health warning set out for that vaping product in the document entitled List of Health Warnings for Vaping Products, as amended from time to time and published by the Government of Canada on its website.

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Marginal note:Amended health warning

 Despite these Regulations, if a person has displayed, in accordance with this Part, a health warning that is set out in the List of Health Warnings for Vaping Products, as the list read immediately before the day on which the amended version of that list is published by the Government of Canada, the person may continue to so display that health warning during the period of 180 days after the day on which the amended list is published.

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Marginal note:Placement — vaping device and vaping part

 The health warning must be displayed, in the case of a vaping device or vaping part that is not packaged, on the main display panel or on a tag.

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Marginal note:Placement — packaged vaping device and vaping part

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     (1) The health warning must be displayed, in the case of a vaping device or vaping part that is packaged, on the main display panel of the exterior package.

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    Marginal note:Exception — small exterior package

    (2) However, if the main display panel of the exterior package has an area of less than 15 cm2, the health warning may be displayed elsewhere on the display surface of the exterior package or in a leaflet.

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    Marginal note:Multiple layers of packaging

    (3) If a vaping device or vaping part is packaged in multiple layers of packaging, the health warning must also be displayed

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      (a) if the main display panel of the interior package has an area of at least 15 cm2,

      • (i) on the main display panel of the vaping device or vaping part, as the case may be, or

      • (ii) on the main display panel of the interior package; and

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      (b) if the main display panel of the interior package has an area of less than 15 cm2,

      • (i) elsewhere on the display surface of the interior package, or

      • (ii) in a leaflet.

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Marginal note:Placement — refill vaping product

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     (1) The health warning must be displayed, in the case of a vaping product that is intended to be used for the purpose of refilling another vaping product, on the main display panel of that refill vaping product.

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    Marginal note:Exception — small refill vaping product

    (2) However, if the main display panel of the refill vaping product has an area of less than 15 cm2, the health warning may be displayed on a tag.

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    Marginal note:Placement — packaged refill vaping product

    (3) If the refill vaping product is packaged, the health warning must also be displayed on the main display panel of the exterior package.

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Marginal note:Placement — vaping products in kit

  • The following provision is not in force.

     (1) The health warning must be displayed, in the case of a vaping device or vaping part that is packaged in a kit, on

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      (a) the main display panel of the vaping device or vaping part, as the case may be;

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      (b) the main display panel of the interior package of the vaping device or vaping part, as the case may be; or

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      (c) a tag.

  • The following provision is not in force.

    Marginal note:Kit — refill vaping product

    (2) The health warning must be displayed, in the case of a vaping product that is intended to be used for the purpose of refilling another vaping product and that is packaged in a kit, on

    • The following provision is not in force.

      (a) the main display panel of that refill vaping product; or

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      (b) if the main display panel of the refill vaping product has an area of less than 15 cm2,

      • (i) the main display panel of the interior package of a refill vaping product that is packaged, or

      • (ii) a tag.

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Placement — kit

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     (1) If a vaping product that contains nicotine is packaged in a kit, the health warning that is required for that vaping product must be displayed on the main display panel of the kit.

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    Marginal note:One health warning — kit

    (2) However, if two or more of the vaping products in the kit contain nicotine, the required health warning need only be displayed once on the main display panel of the kit.

 
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