• January 4, 2019
  • WTO

Canada amends Food and Drug Regulations (Flavoured Purified Alcohol)

Title of document
Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Flavoured Purified Alcohol) (36 pages available in English and French)

The proposed regulations would amend the

Notifying member: Canada


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

The objective of the proposed amendments to the FDR is to reduce the health and safety risks associated with unintentional overconsumption and acute alcohol poisoning as a result of consuming flavoured purified alcoholic beverages, especially among Canadian youth.


Agency responsible
Department of Health



  • Submission: 24/12/2018
  • Reception: 03/01/2019
  • Distribution: 04/01/2019
  • Final date for comments: 05/02/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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