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Whereas furfuryl alcohol and tetrahydrofuran are substances identified under subsection 73(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

And whereas a summary of the additional risk characterization conducted on furfuryl alcohol and tetrahydrofuran in support of the draft screening assessment of the Furan Compounds Group pursuant to section 74 of the Act is annexed hereby,

Notice therefore is hereby given that the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health (the ministers) may use the supplemental material in the additional risk characterization document to inform the final screening assessment of the Furan Compounds Group and any subsequent risk management.

Notice is furthermore given that the ministers have released an addendum to the risk management scope document for these substances to initiate discussions with stakeholders on the development of risk management options, and to inform any subsequent risk management of furfuryl alcohol and tetrahydrofuran.

Link to the Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 157, Number 11: Index


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