Toxic substances management process: virtual elimination

For those toxic substances that are persistent and bioaccumulative, result primarily from human activity, and are not a naturally occurring radionuclide or a naturally occurring inorganic substance, section 77(4) of CEPA 1999 proposes virtual elimination of their release to the environment.

Substances slated for virtual elimination will generally follow the Toxics Management Process with the addition of the following steps:

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