2-Butoxyethanol Regulations (SOR/2006-347)

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These regulations protect the health of Canadians by setting limits on the amount concentration of 2-butoxyethanol (2-BE) contained in cleaning, painting and coating products designed for indoor use and identified in Schedule 1 of the regulations.  These limits apply to products that are offered for sale, sold, manufactured or imported in Canada.

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These regulations protect the health of Canadians by setting limits on the amount concentration of 2-butoxyethanol (2-BE) contained in cleaning, painting and coating products designed for indoor use and identified in Schedule 1 of the regulations.  These limits apply to products that are offered for sale, sold, manufactured or imported in Canada.

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Regulations are current to 2017-10-25 and last amended on 2014-04-04. Previous Versions

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These regulations protect the health of Canadians by setting limits on the amount concentration of 2-butoxyethanol (2-BE) contained in cleaning, painting and coating products designed for indoor use and identified in Schedule 1 of the regulations.  These limits apply to products that are offered for sale, sold, manufactured or imported in Canada.

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Canada Gazette Part II

  • : Vol.140,No.26, PDF (2.33 MB, go to page 82)

Canada Gazette Part I

  • : Vol.139,No.28, PDF (993 kB, go to page 55)

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