The updates cover the following activities, and are located on the Third phase of the Chemicals Management Plan webpage:

  • Two-Year Rolling Risk Assessment Publication Plan (2019-2021);
  • Two-Year Rolling Risk Assessment Publication Plan for the remaining existing living organisms to be assessed under CEPA (2019–2021); and
  • Two-Year Rolling Risk Management Activities and Consultations Schedule (2019-2021).

I- A quick glance at the table for several DSARs or FSARs as noted in Two-Year Rolling Risk Assessment Publication Plan (2019-2021):

Year 4 Oct 2019 – Mar 2020 –

Benzotriazoles and Benzothiazoles & Esters & Flame Retardants & Silver DSARs

Year 5 Apr – Sept 2020 –

Problem formulation – Bisphenols,

Benzophenone & Petroleum Coal Tars & Phthalate FSARs & several others like Pigments & Dyes and Epoxides & Glycidyl Ethers, etc

Naphthalene Sulfonic Acids and Salts & Acids and Bases & Piperazine & Substituted Phenols DSARs

Year 5 Oct 2020 – March 2021 –

Low Boiling Point Naphthas & Ethers & Aluminum & Manganese DSARs

Note: No mention of the TiO2 DSAR…and a few other groups. No update has been made to the Two-Year Rolling Information Gathering Plan.

II – Two Year Rolling Risk Management Activities and Consultations Schedule – Year 4

Publication of a Performance Measurement Strategy to establish a long-term approach to systematically assessing the effectiveness of actions taken by the Government of Canada to manage risks from toxic substances. ECCC plans to publish a substance based performance evaluation on the ecological risk management actions for BPA, which will outline and measure the progress made towards meeting the environmental and risk management objectives.

Proactive compliance promotion activities will be delivered on the following:

    • Chromium Electroplating, Chromium Anodizing and Reverse Etching Regulations
    • The concentration of Phosphorus in Certain Cleaning Products Regulations
    • Environmental Emergency Regulations
    • Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations
    • Microbeads in Toiletries Regulations
    • New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms)
    • PCB Regulations
    • Products Containing Mercury Regulations
    • Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations
    • Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012
    • Storage Tank Systems for Petroleum Products and Allied Petroleum Products Regulations
    • Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements Regulations).

Publication of the third progress report on the Code of Practice for the Management of Tetrabutyltin in Canada

Launch of the new online reporting tool for the Environmental Emergency regulations, 2019.

Webinars relating to the new Environmental Emergency Regulations (E2R), 2019 and the new online reporting system in order to assist  industry in meeting regulatory requirements.

Development of compliance promotion tools related to E2R.

Numerous compliance promotion activities related to E2R all across Canada.

July 22, 2019

Third phase of the Chemicals Management Plan – Year 4-5 Rolling Plan Updated (2019-2021), Information Gathering Plan Not Yet Updated

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July 12, 2019

Draft Screening Assessment Report (DSAR) Published for CMP-3 Phosphoric Acid Derivatives

It is proposed to conclude that Trixylyl phosphate (CAS RN 25155-23-1), Oleyl phosphate (CAS RN...
June 21, 2019

Draft Screening Assessment Report Published for Alkyl Imidazolines Group: All Substances Proposed Non-Toxic

The report proposes to conclude that the four substances do not meet any of the...
June 21, 2019

Publication of CMP-3 Resins and Rosins Group After Screening Assessment Proposing 11 Substances Non-toxic but One Substance, Crude Tall Oil, As Toxic

The DSAR proposes to conclude that tall oil (CTO and DTO), specifically due to crude...
May 30, 2019

CMP-3 Draft and Final Risk Assessment Publications to Watch in Summer 2019 & Fall 2019

SUMMER 2019 DSAR Alcohols Group DSAR FSARs Fatty Acids and Derivatives FSAR  – Proposed non-toxic...
May 30, 2019

Health Canada Suggests Suitable Alternatives to Furfuryl Alcohol for Paint Removal

According to Health Canada, below are four types of alternatives to furfuryl alcohol that are...

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