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...
May 10, 2021
Regulation in the Canadian Coatings Industry

Regulation in the Canadian Coatings Industry

Technical Challenges Associated with Adopting CARB VOC Limits Early in 2020, Environment and Climate Change...
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...
February 2, 2020

Digital Support in Chemicals Management

THE C-SUITE MUST HAVE access to all relevant data points to make informed decisions for...
October 24, 2019
Regulatory Reform

TARGETED REGULATORY REFORM LONG OVERDUE IN CANADA

In September CPCA responded to the federal government’s call for views on regulatory modernization in...
March 30, 2019

CANADA-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council: 2018 Stakeholder Forum

The governments of Canada and the United States signed an agreement in 2018 confirming their...
November 23, 2018
Regulatory alignment

Regulatory Compliance: To Be or Not to Be?

CFCM Magazine – May/June 2015 By Gary LeRoux, CPCA President The paint and coatings industry,...
November 23, 2018
Regulatory Alignment Red Tape

Canadian Regulatory World: Evolving for the Better

The forgoing outlines the regulatory process that has been in place since Confederation. Over the...