Controlling exposure to lead or other hazardous substances requires the use of proper protective equipment, such as a properly fitted respirator (National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) approved), proper containment with plastic sheets or other containment devices, and cleanup with a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Arresting) vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start your project, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to /lead . We have also provided brochures to our retailers that you can pick up free of charge wherever Behr paint is sold.
A. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) includes provisions for a wide range of regulation-making authorities. Under the CCPSA, the new Administrative Monetary Penalties (Consumer Products) Regulations were developed and came into force in May 2013. Health Canada is also planning to make Exemption Regulations . Preliminary regulatory consultations for the making of Exemption Regulations under the CCPSA concluded in the fall of 2010. Further opportunity to provide comments on these proposed regulations will be provided as part of the regulatory development process.