2021 10 19 ensp 0183 ensp Acts and regulations governing consumer safety for hazardous materials children s products clinical radiation cosmetics food and drugs packaging and 2021 10 20 ensp 0183 ensp This guide provides an outline to the packaging and labelling requirements for prepackaged non food consumer products subject to the federal Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act and the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations The full text of the Act and Regulations should be consulted for a more detailed understanding of these provisions Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations 1 Short Title 2 Interpretation 3 Exemptions from All Provisions of the Act 4 Exemptions from Sections 4 5 6 and 10 of the Act 5 Exemptions from Section 4 and Subparagraph 10 b ii of the Act 6 Bilingual Requirements and Exemptions 7 Application of Label to Prepackaged Product CONSUMER PACKAGING AND LABELLING ACT In general the federal Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act CPLA prohibits false or misleading representations on pre packaged consumer products The legislation includes a non exhaustive list of what constitutes false or misleading representations Products are defined broadly as any article Ensure prepackaged consumer products comply with all applicable labelling requirements including rules as to placement and font size of mandatory declarations Identify and comply with any applicable country of origin marking requirements Avoid making false or misleading representations on product packaging or materials accompanying a product

2021 9 29 ensp 0183 ensp Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations 1 Short Title 2 Interpretation 3 Exemptions from All Provisions of the Act 4 Exemptions from Sections 4 5 6 and 10 of the Act 5 Exemptions from Section 4 and Subparagraph 10 b ii of the Act 6 Bilingual Requirements and Exemptions 7 Application of Label to Prepackaged Product 2021 3 25 ensp 0183 ensp Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act requires that prepackaged products defined as any product that is packaged in a container in such a manner that it is ordinarily sold to or used or purchased by a consumer without being re packaged must bear accurate and meaningful information on the labeling 2019 1 15 ensp 0183 ensp Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act R S C 1985 c C 38 An Act respecting the packaging labelling sale importation and advertising of prepackaged and certain other products Short Title Short title 1 This Act may be cited as the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act Federal laws of canada Marginal note Articles received or in transit before contravened regulation in force 23 1 No person shall be convicted of an offence under this Act in relation to the sale importation or advertising of a product if the person establishes to the satisfaction of the court that the product in relation to which the offence was committed was received by or was in Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations 1 Short Title 2 Interpretation 3 Exemptions from All Provisions of the Act 4 Exemptions from Sections 4 5 6 and 10 of the Act 5 Exemptions from Section 4 and Subparagraph 10 b ii of the Act 6 Bilingual Requirements and Exemptions

The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act is a regulatory statute that requires prepackaged consumer products to display accurate and meaningful labelling information to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions While marking refers to the The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act CPLA Explained The CPLA is a regulatory statute that relates to packaging labelling sale importation and advertising of prepackaged goods Originally implemented in Canada where it is still administered by Canada s Competition Bureau in 1970 it affects all dealers that conduct business What is considered false or misleading labelling The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act prohibits any labelling to be false or misleading This may include Misleading Pictorial Representations For example a package that is labelled as containing 4 items yet has a picture of 6 items on the box may be in violation of the Act 2021 10 20 ensp 0183 ensp Labelling requirements The labelling requirements for consumer packaging food textiles precious metals and pharmaceutical drugs Federal laws of canada Research and Studies Marginal note Packaging and labelling research and studies 12 1 The Minister may conduct research and studies relating or incidental to the packaging and labelling of any prepackaged product including matters relating or incidental to unit price marking date and storage marking and the shapes and sizes of containers

2021 6 15 ensp 0183 ensp Federal laws of canada Marginal note Articles received or in transit before contravened regulation in force 23 1 No person shall be convicted of an offence under this Act in relation to the sale importation or advertising of a product if the person establishes to the satisfaction of the court that the product in relation to which the offence was committed was received by or was in 2021 9 29 ensp 0183 ensp XML Full Document Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act 61 KB PDF Full Document Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act 211 KB Act current to National Legislation Canada Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act CHAPTER C 38 An Act respecting the packaging labelling sale importation and advertising of prepackaged and certain other products SHORT TITLE Short title 1 This Act may be cited as the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act 1970 71 72 c 41 s 1 Federal laws of canada Exemptions from Section 4 and Subparagraph 10 b ii of the Act 5 1 A prepackaged product that a Repealed SOR 2018 108 s 381 b is usually sold to a consumer by numerical count c is packaged in such a manner that the product contents are visible and identifiable and d has a label applied to it in accordance with sections 7 to 11 that shows the The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act is a regulatory statute that requires prepackaged consumer products to display accurate and meaningful labelling information to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions While marking refers to the country of origin labelling refers to the general information an imported product is required to