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Performance Measurement Evaluation for Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

Jun-30-2021 Canada risk management Exposure monitoring & measurement

Performance measurement evaluations provide Canadians with information on the effectiveness of the risk management actions in place for the substances that are found to be toxic under the Can...

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Selenium and its compounds added to Canada’s Schedule 1 – Toxic Substance List

May-12-2021 Ecotoxicology CEPA Risk management.

Final screening assessment and proposed risk management approach  The Government of Canada under the Act of Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA), has added sel...

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Canada intends to approach PFAS as single class

May-30-2021 Canada PFAS Substance & mixture classification

The Government of Canada evaluated the risks of PFOS, PFOA, and LC-PFCAs, and published the findings in screening assessment reports in 2006 and 2012. The PFOS, PFOA, and LC-PFCAs (and ...

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Fee Change for New Substance Notifications in Canada

Apr-21-2021 Chemical notification CEPA Hazard assessment

As per Canada’s New Substances Fees Regulations, fees must be provided with each New Substance Notification (NSN) package submitted under the New Substance Notification Regulations (Che...

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Canadian Draft Guidance for Notification and Testing of New Substances

Apr-21-2021 Chemical notification CEPA Test methods.

Under the New Substance Program, Environment and Climate Canada and Health Canada are responsible for administering the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) a...

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Canadian Government plans order adding ‘plastic manufactured items’ to Schedule One of Cepa

Oct-30-2020 Hazardous waste CEPA Single-use plastics directive

Canada is one of the countries that take action on plastic waste and pollution. On October 10th 2020 the Canadian government plans to propose an order to add "plastic manufactured items" to Schedule O...

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