- May 30, 2021
Canada | Order Adding Talc to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
The substance Talc, which has the molecular formula Mg3H2(SiO3)4 (CAS RN footnote1 14807-96-6), meets the human health criterion for a toxic substance as set out in paragraph 64(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA or the Act). In accordance with paragraph 77(2)(c) of CEPA, the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health (the ministers) are recommending to the Administrator in Council to make an order adding talc to the List of Toxic Substances in Schedule 1 to the Act under subsection 90(1) of the Act.
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