From The Government of Canada:
On August 23, 2008, 17 Notices relating to the release of draft screening assessments for the 19 substances in Batch 3 of the Challenge were published in the Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 142 No. 34 and the draft screening assessments were released on this web site (see below).
There is a 60-day public comment period associated with these publications. Public comments may be submitted (from August 23, 2008 to October 22, 2008) on (a) the draft screening assessments and (b) the proposal to pursue one of the measures as specified under subsection 77(2) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999). Details on how to submit public comments can be found within the applicable Canada Gazette Notices for each substance in the tables below. Please note that the public comment periods will not be extended. Given the Government’s commitment to finalizing the screening assessments by the deadlines specified below, any information received after the end of the public comment period may not be taken into consideration in the final assessment report.
A. Substances identified during categorization as persistent, bioaccumulative, and inherently toxic to non-human organisms and believed to be in commercial use in Canada.
B. Substances identified during categorization as a high hazard to humans and as having a high likelihood of exposure to individuals in Canada
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