Stream 0 substances in the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach

Stream 0 substances under the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach are not produced by the petroleum sector. They were identified during the initial triage because they arise from processes that are similar to those used in the petroleum sector and are considered to be of Unknown or Variable composition, Complex reaction products or Biological materials (UVCBs). Refer to the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach Substances List.

Information gathering

Mandatory survey - section 71 notice

In December 2018, a notice was issued in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 152, No. 48 – December 1, 2018, under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) in regards to coal tars and their distillates. This includes the 6 substances in this stream. Information received through this notice will be used to inform risk management activities for these substances.

Every person to whom this notice applies is required to comply with the notice by 3:00 pm (EDT) March 14, 2019.

How to submit a response

Responses to this section 71 notice must be submitted via Environment and Climate Change Canada's Single Window. For guidance, please see the Chemicals Management Plan Online Reporting How-to Guide.

Please note that under subsection 71(4) of CEPA 1999, extensions may be granted for each notice in some cases upon written request. To apply for an extension, a written request must be submitted to the Minister of the Environment, to the attention of the Substances Management Coordinator, prior to the deadline for this notice. The request should include the legal name of the party requiring an extension, as well as the reason for the extension request.

Persons who do not meet the reporting requirements of this notice, but who have an interest in coal tars and their distillates are encouraged to identify themselves as a stakeholder by submitting a voluntary Declaration of Stakeholder Interest online via Environment and Climate Change Canada's Single Window. The Declaration of Stakeholder Interest also allows persons to submit voluntary information on these substances that would be beneficial to inform risk management. The person may be contacted for further information regarding their interest in these substances.

Persons who do not meet the requirements to respond to this notice and have no commercial interest in coal tars and their distillates may submit a voluntary Declaration of Non-Engagement via Environment and Climate Change Canada's Single Window.

For general inquiries, please contact us and use the subject line "Section 71 Coal Tars and their distillates Inquiry".

Summary of Stream 0 substances and publications
Group of substances CAS RN Risk management scope Draft screening assessment
Coal tars and their distillates 8007-45-2
65996-82-9
65996-89-6
65996-90-9
65996-91-0
65996-93-2
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Timelines
Date Substances affected Activity
December 1, 2018 Coal tars and their distillates Publication in Canada Gazette, Part I, of a notice under section 71 of CEPA 1999.
June 11, 2016 Coal tars and their distillates Publication in Canada Gazette, Part I, and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessment and (b) the risk management scope document.

Draft screening assessment and risk management scope

Coal tars and their distillates

In June 2016, the draft screening assessment for coal tars and their distillates was released and the related notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 150, No. 24 - June 11, 2016. A risk management scope was also released in conjunction with this publication. There was a 60-day public comment period associated with these publications.

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