Toxic substances list: effluents from textile mills that use wet processing

Textile mill effluents (TMEs) are wastewater discharges from textile mills that are involved in wet processes such as scouring, neutralizing, desizing, mercerizing, carbonizing, fulling, bleaching, dyeing, printing and other wet finishing activities. They are not generated at facilities that conduct only dry processing (carding, spinning, weaving and knitting), laundering or manufacturing of synthetic fibres through chemical processes.

CAS number: not applicable.

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Environment Canada
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200 Sacré Coeur Blvd.
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3

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