Monthly archives for January, 2018

Microbead Ban and its Effect on the World’s Oceans by the Numbers

Microbead Ban and its Effect on the World’s Oceans by the Numbers

With the recent plastic microbead ban in the United Kingdom coming into force and Canada’s ban effective summer of this year, there are questions about the use of plastic microbeads ...

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Legal Responsibility for Generic Drugs

Legal Responsibility for Generic Drugs

When prescribed a drug product, patients can receive the brand-name variety or a generic drug.  Generic drugs have the same pharmacological active ingredients as their brand-name counterpart but are sold ...

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Triclosan Pollution Preventing Planning

Triclosan is used as an antimicrobial and is found in many products ranging from non-prescription drugs and cosmetics to household cleaning products.  It is highly regulated by Health Canada and ...

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Canadian Government Report Deems Selenium and its Compounds as Toxic. What Does This Mean For Use of Selenium Sulfide in Natural Health Products?

Canadian Government Report Deems Selenium and its Compounds as Toxic. What Does This Mean For Use of Selenium Sulfide in Natural Health Products?

The Canadian Health and Environmental regulatory bodies are pushing a new proposal to include Selenium and its compounds on the List of Toxic Substances in Schedule 1 of the Canadian ...

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Notice to Reduce Triclosan Release Into the Aquatic Environment

Notice to Reduce Triclosan Release Into the Aquatic Environment

Triclosan is found as a preservative and anti-bacterial ingredient in many products such as: cosmetics, natural health products, non-prescription drugs, and household cleaning products such as dish detergents.  Triclosan is ...

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