Concentration of Phosphorus in Certain Cleaning Products Regulations (SOR/89-501)

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These regulations limit the amount of phosphorus in laundry detergents, household dish-washing compounds (including hand dish-washing soap and automatic dish-washing detergents) and household cleaners that are manufactured in or imported into Canada.

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These regulations limit the amount of phosphorus in laundry detergents, household dish-washing compounds (including hand dish-washing soap and automatic dish-washing detergents) and household cleaners that are manufactured in or imported into Canada.

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Regulations are current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2010-07-01. Previous Versions

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These regulations limit the amount of phosphorus in laundry detergents, household dish-washing compounds (including hand dish-washing soap and automatic dish-washing detergents) and household cleaners that are manufactured in or imported into Canada.

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