Stream 3 substances in the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach

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Stream 3 substances for the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach were identified during the initial triage as fuels, which are substances that are primarily used by industries and consumers as fuels. Refer to the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach Substances List.

Adding Substances to Schedule 1

One substance in this Stream has been proposed to be added to Schedule 1.

Summary of Stream 3 Substances and Publications

Final Screening Assessment of Substances in Stream 3 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
Aviation Fuels 64741-86-2
64741-87-3
68527-27-5
None HTML HTML None
Fuel Oil No. 2 68476-30-2 HTML HTML HTML HTML
Fuel Oil No. 4, Fuel Oil No. 6 and Residual Fuel Oil 68476-31-3
68553-00-4
68476-33-5
None HTML HTML None
Timelines
Date Substances Affected Activity
June 14, 2017 Fuel Oil No. 2 Publication in Canada Gazette of final Order adding Fuel Oil No. 2 to Schedule 1, under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999).
April 23, 2016 Fuel Oil No. 2 Publication in Canada Gazette of proposed Order adding Fuel Oil No. 2 to Schedule 1 under CEPA 1999, and start of 60-day public comment period.
February 21, 2015 Fuel Oil No. 2 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.
April 12, 2014 Aviation fuels, Fuel Oil No. 4, Fuel Oil No. 6 and Residual Fuel Oil Publication in Canada Gazette of final assessment decisions under subsection 77(6) and 68.
June 1, 2013 Fuel Oil No. 2 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 13, 2013 Aviation fuels, Fuel Oil No. 4, Fuel Oil No. 6 and Residual Fuel Oil 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

Aviation Fuels

In April 2014, the final screening assessment for three Stream 3 substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 148, No. 15 - April 12, 2014 (PDF version – 1,598 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 Minister of the Environment and the Minister 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.

Fuel Oil No. 2

In February 2015, the final screening assessment for one Stream 3 substance was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 149, No. 8 - February 21, 2015 (PDF version – 1,047 K). The final screening assessment concluded that this substance meets one or more criteria set out in section 64 of CEPA 1999. A proposed risk management approach document was also released on this date for a 60-day public comment period.

Fuel Oil No. 4, Fuel Oil No. 6 and Residual Fuel Oil

In April 2014, the final screening assessment for three Stream 3 substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 148, No. 15 - April 12, 2014 (PDF version – 1,598 K).

The final screening assessment concluded that these three substances do not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 of the CEPA 1999, therefore the Minister of the Environment and the Minister 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.

Draft Screening Assessments and Risk Management Scopes

Aviation Fuels

In April 2013, the draft screening assessment for three substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 147, No. 16 - April 13, 2013 (PDF version – 1,943 K) for a 60-day public comment period.

Fuel Oil No. 2

In June 2013, the draft screening assessment for one substance was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 147, No. 23 - June 1, 2013 (PDF version – 3,688 K). A risk management scope document was also released in conjunction with this publication. There were 60-day public comment periods following the publication of both documents.

Fuel Oil No. 4, Fuel Oil No. 6 and Residual Fuel Oil

In April 2013, the draft screening assessment for three substances was released and the related Notice was published in the Canada Gazette Part I: Vol. 147, No. 16 - April 13, 2013 (PDF version – 1,943 K) for a 60-day public comment period.

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