Poly(amines) Group

These substances were identified for action under the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). This screening assessment focuses on 9 substances referred to collectively as the Poly(amines) Group.

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Summary of publications
Substance group CAS RN Sub-group DSL name Public comment on the draft screening assessment Final screening assessment Conclusion on section 64 criteria Follow-up activities
Poly(amines) Group 26062-79-3 Poly(DADMAC) 2-Propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propenyl-, chloride, homopolymer HTML HTML Do not meet None planned at this time
26590-05-6 Poly(DADMAC) 2-Propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propenyl-, chloride, polymer with 2-propenamide
25988-97-0 Poly(EDMA) Methanamine, N-methyl-, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane
42751-79-1 Poly(EDMA) 1,2-Ethanediamine, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane and N-methylmethanamine
52722-38-0 Poly(EDMA) Methanamine, N-methyl-, polymer with ammonia and (chloromethyl)oxirane
69418-26-4 Poly(ASPCA) Ethanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-2-[(1-oxo-2-propenyl)oxy]-, chloride, polymer with 2-propenamide
68130-99-4 Poly(ASPCA) Aziridine, homopolymer, ethoxylated
27967-29-9 Poly(ASPCA) Urea, polymer with ammonia and formaldehyde
68134-56-5 Poly(ASPCA) 2-Oxepanone, polymer with (chloromethyl)oxirane, N-(1,3-dimethylbutylidene)-N'-[2-[(1,3-dimethylbutylidene)amino]ethyl]-1,2-ethanediamine, 2-(methylamino)ethanol, 4,4'-(1-methylethylidene)bis[phenol] and 2,2'-oxybis[ethanol], acetate (salt)
Date Activity
August 15, 2020 Publication of the final screening assessment. The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 154, No. 33.
November 10, 2018 Publication and start of 60-day public comment period on the draft screening assessment. The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 152, No. 45.


These 9 substances were previously evaluated under the second phase of polymer rapid screening, which identified them as having low potential to cause harm to human health, but classified them as requiring further assessment due to their potential to cause ecological harm.

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