Alcohols Group

These substances were identified for action under the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). The screening assessment focuses on 21 substances referred to collectively under the CMP as the Alcohols Group.

Summary of publications
Substance group Subgroup CAS RN DSL name (common name) Draft screening assessment Risk management scope Proposed conclusion on section 64 criteria Follow-up activities
Alcohols Group Aromatic alcohols 100-51-6 Benzenemethanol (benzyl alcohol) HTML HTML Meets one or more of the criteria Refer to risk management scope
108-46-3 1,3-Benzenediol (resorcinol) None Does not meet None planned at this time
122-97-4 Benzenepropanol
C6 alcohols 77-99-6 1,3-Propanediol, 2-ethyl-2-(hydroxymethyl)- (TMP)
108-11-2 2-Pentanol, 4-methyl (MIBC)
108-93-0 Cyclohexanol
Long-chain alcohols 111-27-3 1-Hexanol
111-87-5 1-Octanol
112-30-1 1-Decanol
112-53-8 1-Dodecanol
112-72-1 1-Tetradecanol
143-08-8 1-Nonanol
36653-82-4 1-Hexadecanol
67762-30-5Table 1 footnote a Alcohols C14-C18
n/a - individual 67-56-1 Methanol HTML Meets one or more of the criteria Refer to risk management scope
n/a - individual 71-36-3 1-Butanol
n/a - individual 96-23-1Table 1 footnote b 2-Propanol, 1,3-dichloro- (1,3-dichloro-2-propanol; 1,3-DCP) None Does not meet Under consideration
n/a - individual 104-76-7 1-Hexanol, 2-ethyl- (2-ethyl-1-hexanol) None planned at this time
n/a - individual 107-18-6Table 1 footnote b 2-Propen-1-ol (allyl alcohol)
n/a - individual 124-41-4Table 1 footnote b Methanol, sodium salt (sodium methanolate)
n/a - individual 8027-33-6Table 1 footnote aTable 1 footnote b Alcohols, lanolin (lanolin alcohols)
Date Activity
March 2024 Anticipated publication of the final screening assessment and the proposed risk management approach.
June 24, 2023 Publication in Canada Gazette, Part I, of a notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999.
March 12, 2022 Publication and start of 60-day public comment period on the Draft Screening Assessment for the Alcohols Group (including follow-up activities for 1,3-DCP) and the Risk Management Scope for Alcohols Group - Methanol, 1-Butanol, and Benzenemethanol. The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 156, No. 11.

Information gathering

Section 71 CMP 2023

In June 2023, a notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 157, No. 25 – June 24, 2023 under section 71 of CEPA 1999. This notice applies to 1,3-DCP (CAS RN 96-23-1), 1-butanol (CAS RN 71-36-3), and methanol (CAS RN 67-56-1). More information is available on the Information gathering with respect to certain substances under the Chemicals Management Plan web page.

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