CPCA Blog

CPCA Blog features industry articles, contributions made to CFCM, messages from the President and CEO of CPCA and more. Our posts address emerging or existing industry issues, leading innovations, and showcase the sustainability efforts of our member companies and industry at large. Check back often for new posts, or follow CPCA on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

March 2, 2021
CFCM Article Legislative Modernization for Chemical Regulation

Legislative Modernization for Chemical Regulation

Once again the government in Ottawa is talking about legislative ‘modernization’, which usually means tightening...
March 2, 2021
CPCA Corner February 2021

CPCA Corner: February 2021 Current Paint and Coatings Issues in Canada

February 2021 PMRA Confirms Aligning with the EU on Decision to Prohibit Specific Uses of...
February 5, 2021
Current Regulatory Matters in Canada

Current Regulatory Matters in Canada

February 3, 2021 Federal Ban on Critical Paint Preservative Reversed CPCA was pleased to announce...
February 3, 2021

Key Ingredients for a Biocide Manifesto

February 3, 2021 A biocide manifesto for the paint and coatings industry would essentially state...
November 18, 2020

Will the Politics of Plastic Hurt Industry?

On the surface, the recent federal ban on several single-use plastics is positive given that...
November 18, 2020
CPCA Corner February 2021

CPCA Corner: Canadian Coatings Market Update – Fall 2020

Canadian Coatings Market Update – Fall 2020 Shortly after the start of the economic lockdowns...
November 13, 2020

Canada reverses ban on octhilinone in paints and coatings

Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has reversed the country’s ban on octhilinone (OIT), a...
November 4, 2020

ACA and CPCA Urge RCC to Resolve U.S.-Canada Paint Biocides Misalignment

Last month, ACA joined the Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) in comments submitted to the U.S.-Canada...
August 11, 2020
coatingsworld article Vigilance on Chemicals Critical in Canada

Chemical Assessment Top Priority in Canada

CPCA recently launched a robust Chemical Management Substance Database as part of its Canada CoatingsHUB...