Stay up to date with the latest on the COVID-19 Resource Portal
RDC will continue to update this page to provide the Canadian chemical & ingredient supply chain with information and resources on coronavirus (COVID-19). RDC does not approve, endorse or promote, nor does it assume any responsibilities or liability for damages arising from the use of the products, services and technologies on this site. All resources are tools for your use.
If you have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact RDC and advise on the extent of the impact by contacting RDC Vice President, Catherine Wieckowska at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hand-Sanitizers Manufacturing Exchange
The Hand-Sanitizers Manufacturing Exchange is an effort of Cosmetics Alliance Canada (CAC), Spirits Canada/Association of Canadian Distillers (ACS), Responsible Distribution Canada (RDC) and the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA) to assist industry in its efforts to expand the domestic production and distribution of hand-sanitizers. It will additionally provide industry and governments with a further tool in assessing shortages of components, ingredients and supporting services needed by manufacturers as well as manufacturing capacity.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA – PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Current situation – As of March 5, 2020, 34 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Canada. In addition, the Government of Quebec (French only) reported their second case of COVID-19. The province has sent the presumptive positive sample to the National Microbiology Laboratory for further testing.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA – TRAVEL HEALTH ADVISORY
Refer to the Government of Canada Travel Health Advisory prior to travelling. All travelers from COVID-19 impacted countries need to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days upon return. If symptoms develop, please immediately self-isolate and call your Region Public Health department.