Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 152, Number 25: Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (Colouring Agents)

June 23, 2018

Statutory authority
Tobacco and Vaping Products Act

Sponsoring department
Department of Health

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see Tobacco Products Regulations (Plain and Standardized Appearance).

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to subsection 7.1(1)footnotea of the Tobacco and Vaping Products Actfootnoteb, proposes to make the annexed Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (Colouring Agents).

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Order within 75 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, and the date of publication of this notice, and be addressed to the Plain and Standardized Packaging Division, Tobacco Products Regulatory Office, Tobacco Control Directorate, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, 150 Tunney’s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9 (email: hc.pregs.sc@canada.ca).

Ottawa, June 19, 2018

Jurica Čapkun
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (Colouring Agents)

Amendments

1 The portion of items 4 and 4.1 of Schedule 1 to the Tobacco and Vaping Products Actfootnote1 in column 2 are replaced by the following:

Item

Column 2

Tobacco Product

4

  • (1) Cigarettes
  • (2) Tubes
  • (3) Tobacco products that are made in whole or in part of tobacco, wrapped in paper and intended for use with a device

4.1

  • (1) Blunt wraps
  • (2) Leaf tobacco

2 The portion of items 4.2 to 4.4 of Schedule 1 to the Act in column 1 is replaced by the following:

Item

Column 1

Additive

4.2

Colouring agents, excluding those used to whiten mouthpieces or tips or to render them the colour Pantone 448C

4.3

Colouring agents, excluding those used to whiten plug wrap paper, to render tipping paper the colour Pantone 448C, to imitate a cork pattern on tipping paper or to whiten mouthpieces or tips or to render them the colour Pantone 448C

4.4

Colouring agents, excluding those used to render tipping paper the colour Pantone 448C or to whiten mouthpieces or tips or to render them the colour Pantone 448C

3 Schedule 1 to the Act is amended by adding the following after item 4.4:

Item

Column 1

Additive

Column 2

Tobacco Product

4.5

Colouring agents, excluding those used to render tobacco products the colour Pantone 448C

Tobacco products that are made in whole or in part of tobacco and intended for use with a device but that are not wrapped in paper

4.6

Colouring agents, excluding whitening agents

  • (1) Filters
  • (2) Papers intended for use with a tobacco product

4.7

Colouring agents, excluding those used to blacken the thread around the circumference of a bidi

Bidis

Coming into Force

4 This Order comes into force on the 180th day after the day on which it is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.