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Chemical Substances in Batch 5 of the Challenge

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Substance Groupings Initiative (2013)

The following substances in this Batch have been included in the Aromatic Azo and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping under Substance Groupings Initiative as part of the second phase of the Chemicals Management Plan. As outlined in the Notice of Intent for the Aromatic Azo and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping, it was recognized that assessments and conclusions pertaining to some of the substances in the grouping may be subsequently updated as part of the subgroup assessment. The latest updates on these substances are found on the respective Substance Groupings Initiative pages. 

List of substances included within the Substance Groupings Initiative
CAS RN Chemical Substances Substance Groupings Initiative
5261-31-4 Disperse Orange 30 Azo Disperse Dyes
6232-56-0 Disperse Orange 5
12239-34-8 Disperse Blue 79
17464-91-4 Disperse Brown 1:1
23355-64-8 Disperse Brown 1
26850-12-4 Disperse Red 167
55281-26-0 Disperse Orange 61
16421-40-2 Disperse Blue 130
16421-41-3 AADM
29765-00-2 BANAP
52697-38-8 Acetamide, N-[2-[(2-bromo-4,6-dinitrophenyl)azo]-5-(diethylamino)phenyl]-
55619-18-6 EDD
72927-94-7 Benzenamine, 4-[(2,6-dichloro-4-nitrophenyl)azo]-N-(4-nitrophenyl)-

Risk Management Action Milestones

The Risk Management Action Milestones table outlines the risk management actions that were proposed for each chemical substance in this batch of the Challenge that met the criteria of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. These proposed risk management actions were published in the risk management approach documents for these substances. For the complete wording of these proposed actions, please refer to the risk management approach documents.

Adding Substances to Schedule 1

Two substances in this batch have been included in final Orders to add to Schedule 1.

Applying Significant New Activity (SNAc) Provisions

View the Next link will take you to another Web site Comprehensive Listing of Substances that are to a Significant New Activity Notice.

Three substances in this batch have been addressed through the application of Significant New Activity (SNAc) provisions.  Three Orders have been published. For additional guidance on submitting information required as part of SNAc notifications, please see the Next link will take you to another Web site Guidelines for the Notification and Testing of New Substances: Chemicals and Polymers.

Summary of Batch 5 Substances and Publications

Substances that meet one or more criteria in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (2009)
CAS RN Chemical Substance Final Order and RIAS Public Comments on the Proposed Risk Management Approach Final Screening Assessment Proposed Risk Management Approach Public Comments on the Draft Screening Assessment and Risk Management Scope
79-06-1 Acrylamide
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115-96-8 TCEP
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Substances that do not meet any of the criteria in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (2009)
CAS RN Chemical Substance Final Screening Assessment Public Comments
5261-31-4 Disperse Orange 30
6232-56-0 Disperse Orange 5
None
12239-34-8 Disperse Blue 79
16421-40-2 ANAM
16421-41-3 AADM
17464-91-4 Disperse Brown 1:1
23355-64-8 Disperse Brown 1
26850-12-4 Disperse Red 167
29765-00-2 BANAP
52697-38-8 BDAP
55281-26-0 Disperse Orange 61
55619-18-6 EDD
72927-94-7 DNAN
75-12-7 Formamide
79-07-2 Chloroacetamide
126-73-8 TBP
None
127-19-5 DMAc
None
Timelines
Date Substances Affected Activity
January 30, 2013 CAS No. 115-96-8 Publication in Canada Gazette of Order amending the DSL to apply the Significant New Activity provisions of CEPA 1999.
July 30, 2011 CAS No. 115-96-8

Publication in Canada Gazette of Notice of intent to amend the Domestic Substances List to apply the Significant New Activity provisions of CEPA 1999, and start of 60-day public comment period.

March 2, 2011 CAS Nos. 79-06-1 and 115-96-8

Publication in Canada Gazette of final Order adding two substances to Schedule 1.

November 10, 2010 CAS No. 79-07-2

Publication in Canada Gazette of Order amending the DSL to apply the Significant New Activity provisions of CEPA 1999.

October 3, 2009 CAS Nos. 79-06-1 and 115-96-8

Publication in Canada Gazette of proposed Order adding substances to Schedule 1, and start of 60-day public comment period.

August 22, 2009 All Batch 5 substances

Publication in Canada Gazette of final assessment decision under subsection 77(6), release of proposed risk management approach documents, and start of 60-day public comment period on the proposed risk management approach documents.

February 21, 2009 All Batch 5 substances

Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessment, (b) the proposal to pursue one of the measures as specified under subsection 77(2) and (c) the risk management scope documents.

February 21, 2009 CAS No. 6232-56-0

Publication in Canada Gazette of Notice of Intent to amend the DSL to apply the Significant New Activity provisions of CEPA 1999, and start of 60-day public comment period.

August 15, 2008 All Batch 5 substances

Deadline for submission of additional information by interested stakeholders, including on the extent and nature of the management/stewardship of Batch 5 substances.

June 17, 2008 All Batch 5 substances

Deadline for submission of information under the section 71 Notice on Batch 5 substances (if no extension granted).

February 16, 2008 All Batch 5 substances

Release of Batch 5 of the Challenge and the accompanying technical documents.

Final Screening Assessments and Risk Management Approaches

In August 2009, the final screening assessment reports for this batch were released. Notices relating to this release were published in the Next link will take you to another Web site Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 143, No. 34 - August 22, 2009 (PDF Version - 1,846 K).

The final screening assessment concluded that two substances in this batch meet one or more criteria in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999). The Government proposed to add these substances to Schedule 1 of the Act. Proposed risk management approach documents were also released on this date for the substances in this batch which met the criteria in section 64 of CEPA 1999. Comments, and the Government's response, relating to general themes are summarized in the Next link will take you to another Web site Summary of Overarching Public Comments Received on the Proposed Risk Management Approach Documents for Batch 5.

Draft Screening Assessment Reports and Risk Management Scopes

New information was received from industry or interested stakeholders for each of the 19 substances in this batch. In February 2009, the draft screening assessment reports were released and the related Notices were published in the Next link will take you to another Web site Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 143, No. 8 - February 21, 2009 (PDF Version - 1,519 K). Risk management scope documents were also released in conjunction with these publications.

Comments and the Government's response relating to general themes on the draft screening assessment reports and risk management scope documents are summarized in the Next link will take you to another Web site Summary of Overarching Public Comments Received on the Government of Canada's Draft Screening Assessment Reports and Risk Management Scope Documents for Batch 5.

Launch of Batch 5 and Submissions Received

Information on substances in this batch was gathered from industry and interested stakeholders through a mandatory survey Notice issued under section 71 of CEPA 1999. They were also invited to complete a voluntary questionnaire.

A Notice related to the launch of Batch 5 was published in February 2008 in the Canada Gazette. The section 71 Notice applied to all 19 substances in this batch.

Number of Submissions Received for this Batch
Approximate Number Type of Information Submitted
54

Responses to mandatory section 71 Notice (responses were received relating to 13 substances in the batch)

21

Requests for extension of the deadline for section 71 Notice responses granted

10

Voluntary submissions of Questionnaires (Questionnaires were received relating to five substances in the batch)

52

Expressions of "Stakeholder Interest" (responses were received relating to all substances in the batch)

11

Other submissions (for example, studies, additional information)
(submissions were received relating to 11 substances in the batch)