Information Session for Industry on the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act


To learn about the new Canada Consumer Product Safety Act legislation, which became effective on June 20th, 2011. There are new requirements you need to know about including:

  • Mandatory Reporting of an Incident
  • Preparing and Maintaining Documents

Who Should Attend:

Manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers.

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Presented by:

Athana Mentzelopoulos
Director General of Consumer Product Safety Directorate, Health Canada
Health Canada is the Canadian Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

Jeff Hurst
President, Canadian Toy Association
The members of the Canadian Toy Association are manufacturers, importers and distributors of toys, games, seasonal, decorations and hobby products. When it comes to toys or any children's products the safety of children is paramount and is of the greatest importance to all members of CTA.

Moderator: Alan Kaufman
TIA Senior Vice President of Technical Affairs, Toy Industry Association
TIA is the not-for-profit trade association for producers and importers of toys and youth entertainment products sold in North America, representing more than 550 companies who account for approximately 85% of domestic toy sales.  Toy safety is the number one priority for the toy industry. TIA has a long history of leadership in toy safety including development of the first comprehensive toy safety standard more than 30 years ago, and working with government, consumers and industry on ongoing programs to ensure safe and fun play. For more information, please visit or