- August 20, 2020
Canada | Screening assessment of silver and its compounds, specified on the Domestic Substances List
Whereas a summary of the draft screening assessment conducted on silver and its compounds pursuant to paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or section 74 of the Act is annexed hereby;
Whereas the seven substances in the Silver and its Compounds Group identified in the annex below are substances identified under subsection 73(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;
Whereas it is proposed to conclude that the seven substances in the Silver and its Compounds Group do not meet any of the criteria set out in paragraph 64(a) or 64(b) of the Act;
And whereas it is proposed to conclude that silver and its compounds do not meet the criteria set out in paragraph 64(c) of the Act,
Notice therefore is hereby given that the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health (the ministers) propose to take no further action on the seven substances in the Silver and its Compounds Group under section 77 of the Act at this time.
Notice is further given that options are being considered for follow-up activities to track changes in exposure to silver and its compounds.
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