- April 5, 2022
Canada | The proposed order adding benzophenone to Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (including follow-up activities for 2-methoxypropyl acetate) and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 was published
This substance was identified for action under the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP).
Summary of publications
|CAS RN||Common name||DSL name||Proposed order and RIAS||Public comments on the draft screening assessment||Final screening assessment||Proposed risk management approach||Conclusion on section 64 criteria||Follow-up activities|
|119-61-9||Benzophenone||Methanone, diphenyl-||HTML||HTML||HTML||HTML||Meets one or more of the criteria||Refer to proposed risk management approach|
Note : Benzophenone is used as an ultraviolet curing agent, flavour ingredient, fragrance enhancer and perfume fixative, and as an additive for plastics, coatings and adhesive formulations. Benzophenone is also used as a screen to prevent ultraviolet light-induced damage to cosmetics (source: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.
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