For chemical substances that have been found toxic after scientific examination, or for those strongly suspected of being dangerous, steps are taken to control their use, prevent, reduce or eliminate their release into the environment. This is known as "risk management."
On this page, you will find links to information on the risk management of toxic substances in Canada under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999):
These fact sheets provide general information on various aspects of risk management under CEPA 1999.
The following links go to information published by key groups involved risk management under CEPA 1999.