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Consumer Product Safety

Pesticides and Pest Management

Our Role

From the apple in your lunch box and the repellents that keep mosquitoes away, to the products that control mice in your attic, keep your pool clean and treat weed infestations on your lawn, pesticides touch many aspects of your daily life.

Scientific evaluations are conducted on all pesticides in Canada before becoming available on the market. We determine if they meet our strict health and safety standards and dictate the use instructions and safety precautions on every product label. When using pesticides, you are responsible for reading and following these directions. More...

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