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.

July 20, 2021
Ongoing Challenges for Sustainable Water-Based Paint in Canada

Ongoing Challenges for Sustainable Water-based Paint in Canada

The issue of biocides in paint, and the increasingly tight regulation of them, has been...
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 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...
December 2, 2019

Antimicrobial Coatings Under Attack in Canada

IT’S SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST in life and in business, but neither you nor your...
August 14, 2019
On the Front Lines of Chemical Assessment in Canada

IPCM Magazine: On the Front Lines of Chemical Assessment in Canada

Chemicals management in Canada There is always much to do to ensure chemicals remain in...
September 14, 2018
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Antimicrobial Coatings Preserving Critical Assets and Keeping Ecosystems Safe

The antimicrobial coatings market has grown tremendously over the past decade with new and improved...