Com­mis­sioner Raises Stink on Scented Prod­ucts

Herizons - - Nellie Grams -

A new re­port by the fed­eral en­vi­ron­men­tal watchdog wants Health Canada to step up consumer pro­tec­tions from hazardous chem­i­cals in house­hold and cos­metic prod­ucts. En­vi­ron­ment Com­mis­sioner Julie Gelfand re­leased a spring re­port that high­lights nu­mer­ous gaps in the fed­eral Consumer Prod­uct Safety Pro­gram, which is in­tended to de­tect and as­sess risks to hu­man health from such prod­ucts. Gelfand’s au­dit con­firmed that Health Canada does not reg­u­larly test cos­metic prod­ucts to ver­ify the

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