Chemical substances in Batch 12 of the Challenge

Applying Significant New Activity provisions

View the Significant New Activity Publications under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

Three substances in this batch have been addressed through the application of Significant New Activity (SNAc) provisions. One order has been published. For additional guidance on submitting information required as part of SNAc notifications, please see the Guidelines for the Notification and Testing of New Substances: Chemicals and Polymers.

Summary of Batch 12 substances and publications

Chlorhexidine acetate, CAS RN 56-95-1, has been included in the chlorhexidine and its salts assessment and is no longer part of Batch 12.

ANMOM, CAS RN 59709-38-5, has been included in the Aromatic Azo- and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping of the Substance Groupings Initiative and is no longer part of Batch 12.

Substances that do not meet any of the criteria in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999)
CAS RN Chemical substance Final screening assessment Public comments on the draft screening assessment and risk management scope
102-06-7 DPG  HTML None
107-51-7 MDM  HTML Revised screening assessment published March 2014:   HTML
Screening assessment published January 2011:  HTML
116-66-5 Musk moskene  HTML None
1333-86-4 Carbon black  HTML  HTML 
3555-47-3 M4Q  HTML Screening assessment published January 2011:  HTML
14464-46-1 Cristobalite  HTML  HTML
14808-60-7 Quartz  HTML  HTML
68391-11-7 Pyridine, alkyl derivatives  HTML None
68583-58-4 HMSSA  HTML None
68937-51-9 OMSSA  HTML None
101200-53-7 CPPP  HTML None
Draft screening assessments
CAS RN Chemical substance Draft screening assessment Proposed risk management scope
53-19-0 Mitotane  HTML  HTML
515-03-7 Sclareol  HTML None
13080-86-9 BAPP  HTML None
Timelines
Date Substances affected Activity
March 28, 2015 CAS RNs 107-51-7 and 3555-47-3 Publication in Canada Gazette of final assessment decisions under subsection 77(6).
September 5, 2014 CAS RN 56-95-1 Chlorhexidine acetate, CAS RN 56-95-1, is included in an expanded assessment of chlorhexidine and its salts and is no longer part of Batch 12.
March 29, 2014 CAS RNs 107-51-7 and 3555-47-3 Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the updated draft screening assessments, (b) the new information received and (c) the proposal to pursue one of the measures as specified under subsection 77(2).
July 6, 2013 CAS RNs 53-19-0, 56-95-1, 515-03-7 and 13080-86-9 Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessments, (b) the new information received, (c) the proposal to pursue one of the measures as specified under subsection 77(2) and (d) the risk management scope documents, where applicable.
July 3, 2013 CAS RNs 116-66-5, 68583-58-4 and 101200-53-7 Publication in Canada Gazette of order amending the DSL to apply the SNAc provisions of CEPA 1999.
June 29, 2013 9 of the 16 Batch 12 substances Publication in Canada Gazette of final assessment decisions under subsection 77(6).
June 29, 2013 CAS RN 59709-38-5 ANMOM, CAS RN. 59709-38-5, has been included in the Aromatic Azo- and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping of the Substance Groupings initiative and is no longer part of Batch 12.
January 8, 2011 Twelve of the sixteen Batch 12 substances Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessments, (b) the new information received, (c) the proposal to pursue one of the measures as specified under subsection 77(2) and (d) the risk management scope documents, where applicable.
January 8, 2011 CAS RNs 116-66-5, 68583-58-4 and 101200-53-7 Publication in Canada Gazette of notice of intent to amend the DSL to apply the SNAc provisions of CEPA 1999, and start of 60-day public comment period.
June 23, 2010 All Batch 12 substances Deadline for submission of additional information by interested stakeholders, including on the extent and nature of the management/stewardship of Batch 12 substances.
April 27, 2010 All Batch 12 substances Deadline for submission of information under the section 71 notice on Batch 12 substances (if no extension granted).
December 26, 2009 All Batch 12 substances Release of Batch 12 of the Challenge and the accompanying technical documents.

Final screening assessments and risk management approaches

In March 2015, the final screening assessments for substances in this batch [MDM (CAS RN 107-51-7) and M4Q (CAS RN 3555-47-3)] were released in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 149, No. 13 - March 28, 2015.

In June 2013, the final screening assessments for 9 of the 16 substances in this batch were released in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 147, No. 26 - June 29, 2013.

ANMOM (CAS RN 59709-38-5) has been included in the Aromatic Azo- and Benzidine-based Substance Grouping of the Substance Groupings Initiative and is no longer part of Batch 12.

Chlorhexidine acetate, CAS RN 56-95-1, has been included in the chlorhexidine and its salts assessment and is no longer part of Batch 12.

The final screening assessments for the remaining 3 substances in this batch will be released at a later date.

Draft screening assessment and risk management scopes

In March 2014, updated draft screening assessments for 2 substances in this batch [MDM (CAS RN 107-51-7) and M4Q (CAS RN 3555-47-3)] were released and the related notices were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 148, No. 13 - March 29, 2014 for a 60-day public comment period.

In July 2013, the draft screening assessments for the 4 remaining substances in this batch (CAS RNs 53-19-0, 56-95-1, 515-03-7 and 13080-86-9) were released and the related notices were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 147, No. 28 - July 6, 2013.

New information was received from industry or interested stakeholders for each of the 16 substances in this batch. In January 2011, the draft screening assessments for 12 of the 16 substances in this batch were released and the related notices were published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 145, No. 2 - January 8, 2011. Risk management scope documents were also released in conjunction with these publications.

Launch of Batch 12 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 12 was published in December 2009 in the Canada Gazette. The section 71 notice applied to all 16 substances in this batch.

Number of submissions received for this batch
Approximate number Type of response
160 Responses to mandatory section 71 notice (responses were received relating to 12 substances in the batch)
39 Requests for extension of the deadline for section 71 notice responses granted
10 Voluntary submissions of questionnaires (questionnaires were received relating to 5 substances in the batch)
55 Expressions of "stakeholder interest" (responses were received relating to 10 substances in the batch)
30 Other submissions (for example, studies, additional information) (submissions were received relating to 16 substances in the batch)
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