April 2015


The federal government has enacted further restrictions in the use of mercury in products in Canada. The Products Containing Mercury Regulations set a November 7th, 2015 deadline for the prohibition on the manufacture or importation of many mercury-containing products. Many Consumer and Commercial Products Affected Specifically, the regulations target the following types of products: button cell batteries; fluorescent, vapour and metal halide lamps and lighting devices; dental amalgams; radio frequency switches and relays in control instruments;…