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