4-Vinylcyclohexene (4-VCH)

Information sheet

This substance was identified for action under the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP).

Summary of publications
CAS RN Common name DSL name Draft screening assessment Conclusion on section 64 criteria Follow-up activities
100-40-3 4-Vinylcyclohexene (4-VCH) Cyclohexene, 4-ethenyl- HTML Does not meet Information gathering

Follow-up activities

While exposure of the general population to 4-VCH is not of concern at current levels, this substance is considered to have a health effect of concern on the basis of carcinogenicity. Therefore, there may be a concern for human health if exposures were to increase. Follow-up activities may involve including the substance in future information gathering initiatives, such as a mandatory survey under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Stakeholders would be given advance notice of any planned information gathering.

Date Activity
March 10, 2018 Publication of the final screening assessment. The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 152, No. 10.
February 25, 2017 Publication and start of 60-day public comment period on the draft screening assessment (including follow-up activities). The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 151, No. 8.
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