CA Identification Number
A CA Identification Number, commonly referred to as "CA Number", is a five-digit number preceeded by the letters CA issued by the Competition Bureau upon request.
Only Canadian manufacturers, processors or finishers of a textile fibre product or Canadians engaged in the business of importing or selling any textile fibre product are allowed to register for a CA Identification Number.
Such dealers are not required to have a CA Identification Number but they may use it in place of their name and address on the label of consumer textile articles.
- Online Application
- By Mail
CA Identification Number application form
(PDF, 53 KB, 2 Pages)
- Update your CA Identification Number Information
- Cancel your CA Identification Number
- CA Identification Number FAQs
- Search for a CA Identification Number
- Search the U.S. Database by RN Number
- Tips for searching
Holders of CA Identification Numbers are responsible for the accuracy of the information in the database and for advising the Information Centre of the Competition Bureau, in writing, of any changes.
Textile Labelling and Advertising Information:
- Textile Labelling Act
- Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations
- Guide to Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations
You may also contact the Information Centre of the Competition Bureau for further information.
How To Contact the Competition Bureau
Anyone wishing to obtain additional information about the Competition Act, the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, the Textile Labelling Act, the Precious Metals Marking Act or the Bureau's program of written opinions, or to file a complaint under any of these Acts should contact the Competition Bureau's Information Centre:
50 Victoria Street
National Capital Region: 819-997-4282
TTY (for the hearing impaired): 1-800-642-3844
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