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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 2Labelling and Packaging — Protection of Human Health or Safety (continued)

Requirements (continued)

Presentation of Information (continued)

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Marginal note:Order of presentation of ingredients

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     (1) The ingredients set out in the list of ingredients referred to in section 47 must,

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      (a) in the case of ingredients that are present in the vaping substance in a concentration of 1% or more, be set out in descending order of their proportions; and

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      (b) in the case of ingredients that are present in the vaping substance in a concentration of less than 1%, be set out in any order and immediately following the ingredients referred to in paragraph (a).

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    Marginal note:Concentration of ingredient

    (2) In this section, when the concentration of an ingredient in a vaping substance is expressed as a percentage, the percentage represents the ratio of the weight of that ingredient to the volume of the vaping substance.

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    Marginal note:Concentration — combination of flavours

    (3) In the case of ingredients that are added to a vaping substance solely to produce a combination of flavours, the proportion of the total concentration of those ingredients must be used to determine the order of setting out the indication “flavour” in the list of ingredients.

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Marginal note:Directions to open and close

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     (1) The directions for opening and, if applicable, closing a child-resistant container that are referred to in section 55 must be set out using either or both

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      (a) words;

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      (b) a diagram or self-explanatory symbol.

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    Marginal note:Official languages

    (2) If the directions are set out in words, they may be displayed in one official language on the closure system of the child-resistant container and repeated elsewhere on the display surface of the container in the other official language.

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    Marginal note:Diagram or symbol — colour contrast

    (3) If the directions are set out in a diagram or symbol, the contrast between the colour used for the information and that used for the background must be equivalent to at least a 70% screen of black on white.

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Marginal note:Hazard symbol — minimum diameter

 The hazard symbol referred to in paragraph 57(1)(a) must,

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    (a) in the case of an immediate container or exterior package whose main display panel has an area equal to or greater than 45 cm², have a diameter at least as large as the diameter of an imaginary circle that has an area equal to 3% of the main display panel; and

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    (b) in the case of an immediate container or exterior package whose main display panel has an area of less than 45 cm², have a diameter of at least 6 mm.

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Marginal note:Toxicity warning and first aid treatment statement

 The toxicity warning and first aid treatment statement referred to in paragraph 57(1)(b) must be displayed in such a manner that

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    (a) the word “POISON” is in bold-faced, upper case letters; and

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    (b) the statement is located immediately beside or below the hazard symbol referred to in paragraph 57(1)(a).

PART 3Transitional Provision, Related Amendment and Coming into Force

Transitional Provision

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Related Amendment

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001
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 [Amendments]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:July 1, 2020

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), these Regulations come into force on July 1, 2020.

  • Marginal note:January 1, 2021

    (2) Section 50 comes into force, in respect of an immediate container that is a vaping device or vaping part, on January 1, 2021.

  • Marginal note:Publication

    (3) Section 65 comes into force on the day on which these Regulations are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.

 
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