- December 8, 2021
Canada | Publication after screening assessment of 22 substances of the Acids and Bases Group on the Domestic Substances List | 8 December 2021
Whereas 21 of the substances identified in the annex below are substances identified under subsection 73(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;
Whereas a summary of the draft screening assessment conducted on hydroxylammonium chloride pursuant to paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Act and on the remaining 21 substances pursuant to section 74 of the Act is annexed hereby;
Whereas hydroxylammonium chloride, sodium hypochlorite, sodium chlorate, calcium hypochlorite, chlorine, and chlorine dioxide were previously addressed under the Priority Substance Assessment Program, but a conclusion for potential harm to human health was not determined;
And whereas it is proposed to conclude that hydroxylammonium chloride, sodium hypochlorite, sodium chlorate, calcium hypochlorite, chlorine, and chlorine dioxide do not meet the criteria under paragraph 64(c) of the Act,
And whereas it is proposed to conclude that the remaining 16 substances do not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 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 at this time under section 77 of the Act for the 21 substances identified under subsection 73(1) of the Act.
Notice is further given that the ministers propose to take no further action on the remaining substance, hydroxylammonium chloride, at this time.
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