Comment on: Addition of chlorhexidine and its salts to the National Pollutant Release Inventory
Current status: Open
Opened on March 3, 2021 and will close to new input on May 12, 2021.
We are consulting Canadians about adding chlorhexidine (and its salts) to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) beginning in 2022.
Join in: how to participate
Send us an email
Send an email to NPRI with your ideas or comments on the consultation document.
Who is the focus of this consultation
The Government of Canada will engage with:
- a multi-stakeholder work group (includes representatives from industry associations, environmental non-government organizations, and Indigenous organizations)
- members of the public
Key questions for discussion
We are proposing to add chlorhexidine (and its salts) to the list of substances under the NPRI. Your ideas and input are sought around the following topics:
- whether to add chlorhexidine (and its salts) to the list of substances that must be reported to the NPRI
- the proposed reporting threshold of 100 kg of chlorhexidine and its salts manufactured, processed or otherwise used above 1% concentration
Contact NPRI to request a copy of the full consultation document before you participate.
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