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Mandatory Surveys - Section 71 Notices

Mandatory surveys issued under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) gather information needed to support risk assessment and, if necessary, risk management activities.

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

In January 2016, a Notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999 with respect to hydrofluorocarbons in bulk was published.

Deadline to report: March 2, 2016, 5 p.m. EST

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Microbeads

In August 2015, a Notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999 with respect to microbeads in certain personal care applications was published.

Deadline to report: October 15, 2015, 5 p.m. EDT
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Petroleum Substances

In July 2015, a Notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999 with respect to certain priority petroleum substances on the Domestic Substances List (DSL) was published.

Deadline to report: October 20, 2015, 5 p.m. EDT

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Polymers

In July 2015, a Notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999 with respect to certain polymers on the DSL was published.

Deadline to report: December 3, 2015, 5 p.m. EST

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Nanomaterials

In July 2015, a Notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999 with respect to certain nanomaterials in Canadian commerce was published.

Deadline to report: February 23, 2016, 5 p.m. EST

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Earlier Mandatory Surveys - Section 71 Notices

The Government of Canada has previously issued Notices under section 71 of CEPA 1999 to gather information under the following initiatives.

For general inquiries regarding data collection initiatives, please contact us.