Interim order regulating certain UV radiation-emitting and ozone-generating devices under the Pest Control Products Act: Devices not subject to the interim order

Exempted products

Exempt from the Pest Control Products Act and its Regulations are UV radiation-emitting and ozone-generating devices that:

These include:

For more information or guidance on the MDR or medical devices subject to these Regulations, please email meddevices-instrumentsmed@hc-sc.gc.ca.

Also excluded from the interim order are UV radiation-emitting or ozone-generating devices used to:

Also excluded from the interim order are UV radiation-emitting or ozone-generating devices used as drinking water treatment systems. Health Canada does not recommend specific brands of drinking water treatment devices. However, we strongly recommend that consumers look for a mark or label indicating that the device has been certified by an accredited certification body and meets the appropriate National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)/American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards. These standards have been designed to safeguard drinking water by helping to ensure the safety and performance of products that come into contact with drinking water.

Municipal water treatment is regulated at the provincial or territorial level. For information on the acceptability of UV-emitting or ozone-generating devices in municipal water treatment, please contact the appropriate provincial or territorial authority.

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