- December 23, 2020
Canada | Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations SOR/2020-263
Full original title: Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Sodium Bromide and Potassium Monopersulfate): SOR/2020-263
In 2018, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) of Health Canada finalized its re-evaluation of sodium bromide and concluded via the Re-evaluation Decision RVD2018-36, Sodium Bromide and Its Associated End-use Products (Re-evaluation Decision RVD2018-36) that the health risks associated with the use of sodium bromide at a 35% concentration used in conjunction with potassium monopersulfate at a 32% concentration (collectively referred to as SBPM) in spa products were not acceptable since the bromide exposure estimates were close to the levels associated with thyroid effects.
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