For most of the chemical substances that have met the categorization criteria for further attention under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999), the next step will be a scientific assessment to determine if there is a risk to human health and/or the environment.
On this page, you will find links to information on Canada's assessment of chemical substances under CEPA 1999:
These fact sheets provide general information on various aspects of risk assessment under CEPA 1999.
The following links go to information published by key groups involved risk assessment under CEPA 1999.
The following links go to technical information on risk assessment under CEPA 1999.
Existing Substances Program Guidance Documents
Ecological Assessment Guidance Documents