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.
- The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act is a regulatory statute. It requires that prepackaged consumer products bear accurate and meaningful labelling information to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions.
- The Textile Labelling Act is a regulatory statute. It requires that consumer textile articles bear accurate and meaningful labelling information to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions.
- The Precious Metals Marking Act is a regulatory statute. It provides for the uniform description and quality marking of precious metals articles (articles made with gold, silver, platinum or palladium) to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions.
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