Lead and Mercury in Paint - What is the maximum limit?

Modified on: Wed, 11 May, 2022 at 12:09 PM

Limits for the levels of lead or mercury in surface coatings (paint or other similar material that dries to a solid film after it is applied) fall under Surface Coating Material Regulation SOR/2016-193 of the CANADA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT.

Maximum allow concentrations can be found here Surface Coating Materials Regulation SOR/2016-193.

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