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- Adding Substances to Schedule 1
- Applying Significant New Activity (SNAc) Provisions
- Final Screening Assessment and Proposed Risk Management Approach
- Draft Screening Assessment and Risk Management Scope
Quinoline was determined to meet one or more of the criteria in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) and has therefore been included in a final Order to add to Schedule 1.
- Final Order adding quinoline: Canada Gazette, Part II: Vol. 146, No. 24 - November 21, 2012 (PDF Version - 1,163 K)
- Corresponding proposed order: Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 145, No. 51 - December 17, 2011 (PDF Version - 5372 K)
Applying Significant New Activity (SNAc) Provisions
Quinoline may be addressed through the application of Significant New Activity (SNAc) provisions. A Notice of intent 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.
- Order amending the Domestic Substances List that applies to quinoline: Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 149, No. 8 - April 22, 2015 (PDF Version - 2,422 K)
- Corresponding Notice of intent: Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 147, No. 46 - November 16, 2013 (PDF Version - 1610 K).
In November 2011, the Final Screening Assessment Report on Quinoline was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 145, No. 47 - November 19, 2011 (PDF Version - 1 545 K).
The final screening assessment report concluded that quinoline poses a risk to the environment as set out in section 64(a) and a risk to human health as set out in section 64(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999). Additionally, quinoline meets the criteria for persistence but not for bioaccumulation potential as set out in the Persistence and Bioaccumulation Regulations.
A proposed Risk Management Approach Document on Quinoline was also released on this date for a 60-day public comment period. This document builds on the previously released risk management scope document, and outlines, in more depth, the risk management actions for this substance, including the choice of risk management instruments.
In July 2010, the draft screening assessment report on quinoline was released and the Notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 144, No. 31 - July 31, 2010 (PDF Version - 1855 K) for a 60-day public comment period. A Risk Management Scope Document was also released on this date. During that period, no comments were received from the public.
Before the launch of the Chemicals Management Plan in 2006, quinoline was selected for Screening Assessment. Subsequently, under the categorization exercise, quinoline was found to meet both the ecological and human health criteria.
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