Changes to regulated area for the North American gypsy moth

January 19, 2021

Following a pest risk assessment, risk management considerations and comments received during consultation of the Risk Management Document, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated D-98-09: Comprehensive policy to control the spread of the North American gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar in Canada and the United Sta

Flammability requirements for children’s costumes in Canada / Exigences relatives à l’inflammabilité des costumes pour enfants au Canada

January 19, 2021

Health Canada is notifying interested parties that a policy regarding the classification of children’s costumes has been developed. This policy particularly indicates how the flammability requirements set out in regulations under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) apply to these products.

Imports of Steel and Aluminum – Common Data Errors

January 16, 2021

In order to increase accuracy, timeliness and completeness of steel and aluminum import data, and to alleviate the administrative burden for all stakeholders, the Non-supply Managed Trade Controls Division at Global Affairs Canada, responsible for administering the aluminum and steel import monitoring programs, would like to advise importers and brokers of common errors observed while monitorin

CBSA Message: TCC21-009 – Changes to the SWI IID Regulated Commodities Data Element Matching Criteria

January 15, 2021

The CBSA is pleased to announce that Trade Chain Partners can now use the SWI IID Regulated Commodities Data Element Matching Criteria to identify commodities regulated by a particular Participating Government Department or Agency (PGA) program.

Changes to import requirements for Fraxinus spp. from the U.S.

January 15, 2021

Due to the upcoming removal of the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) domestic emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) quarantine regulations, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be prohibiting the movement of Ash species (Fraxinus spp.) for propagation and ornamental use from the United States effective January