Mandatory surveys issued under Section 71

Mandatory surveys issued under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) gather information needed to inform priority setting, risk assessment and, if necessary, subsequent risk management activities.

Current Mandatory Surveys

Certain Substances Requiring Information for Risk Management

This information gathering initiative is being implemented through two separate Notices with staggered reporting timelines.

Summer 2017 Survey

In April 2017, a Notice was issued under section 71 of CEPA 1999. The Notice applies to approximately 31 substances that are toxic or proposed to be toxic as defined under section 64 of CEPA 1999.

Deadline to report: June 28, 2017, 3 p.m. EDST

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Fall 2017 Survey

In April 2017, a Notice was issued under section 71 of CEPA 1999. The Notice applies to 50 substances that are toxic as defined under section 64 of CEPA 1999.

Deadline to report: September 27, 2017, 3 p.m. EST

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2017 Inventory Update

In January 2017, a Notice was issued under section 71 of CEPA 1999. This Notice applies to approximately 1,500 chemical and polymers included as part of the 2017 Inventory Update.

Deadline to report: July 17, 2017, 3 p.m. EDST

View more information on Inventory Updates

Asbestos

In December 2016, a Notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999 with respect to asbestos was published. The Notice applies to asbestos, crocidolite asbestos, chrysotile asbestos, amosite asbestos, actinolite asbestos, anthophyllite asbestos and tremolite asbestos.

Deadline to report: January 18, 2017, 5 p.m. EST

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Earlier Mandatory Surveys

The Government of Canada has previously issued Notices under section 71 of CEPA 1999 to gather information under the following initiatives.

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