Prohibiting the Manufacture and Import of Wheel Weights Containing Lead in Canada Regulations [Proposed]

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The objective of the proposed Prohibiting the Manufacture and Import of Wheel Weights Containing Lead in Canada Regulations (the proposed Regulations) is to reduce human and environmental exposure to lead by prohibiting the manufacture and import of lead wheel weights destined for the Canadian market, which would help reduce the adverse health impacts resulting from lead exposure, and help improve air, water and soil quality.

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The objective of the proposed Prohibiting the Manufacture and Import of Wheel Weights Containing Lead in Canada Regulations (the proposed Regulations) is to reduce human and environmental exposure to lead by prohibiting the manufacture and import of lead wheel weights destined for the Canadian market, which would help reduce the adverse health impacts resulting from lead exposure, and help improve air, water and soil quality.

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The objective of the proposed Prohibiting the Manufacture and Import of Wheel Weights Containing Lead in Canada Regulations (the proposed Regulations) is to reduce human and environmental exposure to lead by prohibiting the manufacture and import of lead wheel weights destined for the Canadian market, which would help reduce the adverse health impacts resulting from lead exposure, and help improve air, water and soil quality.

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