Stream 2 (Industry-Restricted) substances in the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach

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Stream 2 substances for the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach were identified during the initial triage as industry-restricted substances, which are substances that may be transported off refinery, upgrader or natural gas processing facility sites to other industrial facilities but that do not reach the public market in the form originally acquired. Refer to the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach Substances List.

Adding Substances to Schedule 1

Four substances in this Stream have been added to Schedule 1.

Summary of Stream 2 Substances and Publications

Final Screening Assessments of Substances in Stream 2 of the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach
Group of Substances CAS RN Final Order and RIAS Public Comments on the Draft Screening Assessment Final Screening Assessment Proposed Risk Management Approach
Industry-Restricted Gas Oils
  • 64741-59-9
  • 64741-82-8
None None HTML None
Industry-Restricted Heavy Fuel Oils (HFOs)
  • 64741-75-9
  • 68783-08-4
  • 70592-76-6
  • 70592-77-7
  • 70592-78-8
None None HTML None
Industry-Restricted Low Boiling Point Naphthas
  • 64741-42-0
  • 64741-69-1
  • 64741-78-2
None None HTML None
Industry-Restricted Petroleum and Refinery Gases
  • 68131-75-9
  • 68477-33-8
  • 68477-85-0
  • 68527-19-5
HTML None HTML HTML
Timelines
Date Substances Affected Activity
October 5, 2016 Industry-restricted petroleum and refinery gases Publication in Canada Gazette of final Order adding four Stream 2 industry-restricted petroleum and refinery gases and 40 Stream 1 site-restricted petroleum and refinery gases and (44 substances) to Schedule 1, under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
February 15, 2014 Industry-restricted petroleum and refinery gases Publication in Canada Gazette of proposed Order adding four Stream 2 industry-restricted petroleum and refinery gases to Schedule 1, under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, and start of 60-day public comment period.
January 18, 2014 Industry-restricted petroleum and refinery gases Publication in Canada Gazette of final assessment decision under subsection 77(6), release of Government's proposed risk management approach document, and start of 60-day public comment period on the proposed risk management approach document.
July 27, 2013 Industry-restricted gas oils, industry-restricted heavy fuel oils and industry-restricted low boiling point naphthas Publication in Canada Gazette of final assessment decisions under subsection 77(6) and 68.
May 12, 2012 Industry-restricted gas oils Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessment and (b) the new information received.
April 28, 2012 Industry-restricted petroleum and refinery gases Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessment, (b) the new information received and (c) the risk management scope document.
April 21, 2012 Industry-restricted heavy fuel oils and industry-restricted low boiling point naphthas Publication in Canada Gazette and start of 60-day public comment period on (a) the draft screening assessments and (b) the new information received.

Final Screening Assessments and Risk Management Approach

Industry-Restricted Gas Oils

In July 2013, the final screening assessment for two substances was released and the related Notice was published in theCanada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 31 - July 27, 2013 (PDF Version - 1,589 K).

The final screening assessment concluded that these two substances do not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999), therefore the Ministers of the Environment and of Health proposed to take no further action on these substances at this time under the Act. No proposed risk management approach document was prepared.

Industry-Restricted Heavy Fuel Oils

In July 2013, the final screening assessment for five substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 31 - July 27, 2013 (PDF Version - 1,589 K).

The final screening assessment concluded that these five substances do not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 of CEPA 1999, therefore the Ministers of the Environment and of Health proposed to take no further action on these substances at this time under the Act. No proposed risk management approach document was prepared.

Industry-Restricted Low Boiling Point Naphthas

In July 2013, the final screening assessment for three substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 147, No. 31 - July 27, 2013 (PDF Version - 1,589 K).

The final screening assessment concluded that these three substances do not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 of CEPA 1999, therefore the Ministers of the Environment and of Health proposed to take no further action on these substances at this time under the Act. No proposed risk management approach document was prepared.

Industry-Restricted Petroleum and Refinery Gases

In January 2014, the final screening assessment for four substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 148, No. 3 - January 18, 2014 (PDF Version - 914 K).

The final screening assessment concluded that these four substances meet one or more criteria set out in section 64 of CEPA 1999, therefore the Government proposed to add these substances to Schedule 1 of the Act. A proposed risk management approach document was also released on this date for a 60-day public comment period.

Draft Screening Assessments and Risk Management Scope

Industry-Restricted Gas Oils

In May 2012, the draft screening assessment for two substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 146 No. 19 - May 12, 2012 (PDF Version - 2,282 K) for a 60-day public comment period.

Industry-Restricted Heavy Fuel Oils

In April 2012, the draft screening assessment for five substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 146, No. 16 - April 21, 2012 (PDF Version - 6,866 K) for a 60-day public comment period.

Industry-Restricted Low Boiling Point Naphthas

In April 2012, the draft screening assessment for three substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 146, No. 16 - April 21, 2012 (PDF Version - 6,866K) for a 60-day public comment period.

Industry-Restricted Petroleum and Refinery Gases

In April 2012, the draft screening assessment for four substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 146 No. 17 - April 28, 2012 (PDF Version - 2,538 K). A risk management scope document was also released in conjunction with this publication. There were 60-day public comment periods associated with these publications.

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