Yes, Counter Assault Bear Deterrent is EPA registered and can be taken across the Canadian border for your own personal use. The product must return to the US and cannot be sold or remain in Canada.  This allowance applies to Bear Deterrent only, and does not include self defense pepper sprays which are not legal in Canada.

Please refer to the letter from Health Canada below.
Canada Health Letter

Remember that bears are curious creatures with a powerful sense of smell. Please follow local camping regulations, but here are some tips:

  • Set up cooking, eating, and supply areas at least 100 yards from your sleeping area.
  • Store food and odorous items by hanging at least 10 feet above ground and 4 feet from top and side supports or by storing in approved bear-resistant containers.
  • Select food in individually sealed packages. Plan meals carefully to prevent leftovers.
  • Store pet food, livestock feed, and garbage the same as food. Never bury it; pack it out.
  • Strain food particles from dishwater using a fine mesh screen and store with garbage.
  • Dump dishwater at least 100 yards from your sleeping area. Food odors may attract bears.
  • Keep sleeping bags and tents completely free of food, food odors, or beverages at all times.
  • Store personal items (such as deodorants, toothpaste, make-up, soap, and lotions) with food and garbage when not in use. Any odorous product may attract bears.
  • Camp in open areas away from trails, thick brush, berry patches, spawning streams, or carcasses.
  • Sleep in a tent for increased safety.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after cooking, eating, or handling fish or game. Always minimize odors.
  • Change your clothes before going to bed — do not sleep in the same clothes you cook in.
  • Rehearse what you and others in your group will do — day or night —
  • If a bear appears in your camp or while you’re hiking. Review local regulations before your outing.

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