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The aesthetic objective for sodium in drinking water is ≤200 mg/L. The taste of drinking water is generally considered offensive at sodium concentrations above the aesthetic objective. Sodium is not considered a toxic element; up to 5 g/day of sodium is consumed by normal adults.
2015 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) data has been used to calculate usual intakes for sodium and potassium (mean and percentiles) for age, sex and life stage groupings and other variables.
Health Canada is proposing to introduce mandatory front-of-package (FOP) labelling requirements for foods high in nutrients of public health concern - sodium, sugars and saturated fat - due to excessive intakes.
Get statistical data on per capita disappearance of selected fruits and vegetables in Canada.
Health Canada's Food Directorate is proposing amendments to the potassium and sodium values for specific age groups in the Table of Daily Values.
Boron is an essential element for plant growth and is applied directly to the soil as a plant fertilizer. Sodium borate and boric acid are used as fungistatic agents on vegetables, fruits and trees. The maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) for boron in drinking water is 5 mg/L (5000 µg/L).
Hazardous Substance Assessments are prepared by Health Canada as educational and information resources.
As part of the National Immunization Strategy objectives for 2016-2021, vaccination coverage goals and vaccine preventable disease reduction targets were set based on international standards and best practices. The goals and targets are consistent with Canada's commitment to World Health Organization (WHO) disease elimination targets and Global Vaccine Action Plan, while reflecting the Canadian context.
This labelling standard describes the requirements necessary to receive market authorization (a Drug Identification Number (DIN)) for oral stool softener laxative non-prescription products containing docusate sodium or docusate calcium as a single ingredient for use in adults and children 6 years of age and older to relieve occasional constipation.
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice (the HPCDP Journal) is the monthly, online scientific journal of the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Branch of the Public Health Agency of Canada. The journal publishes articles on disease prevention, health promotion and health equity in the areas of chronic diseases, injuries and life course health. Content includes research from fields such as public/community health, epidemiology, biostatistics, the behavioural and social sciences, and health services or economics.