Learn about chlorocresol.

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About chlorocresol

Chlorocresol is a chemical used as:

Safety of chlorocresol

Under Canada's Chemicals Management Plan, we review and manage the potential risks that chemical substances can pose to Canadians and the environment. We have recently completed our final chemical risk assessment for chlorocresol.

Our final assessment found that chlorocresol is a health concern when the following products are used every day:

The final assessment also found that chlorocresol:

What we're doing

To reduce Canadians' exposure to chlorocresol in these products of concern, we're proposing to:

What you can do

Consumers are reminded to:

If you're exposed to chlorocresol at work, talk to your employer and occupational health and safety (OHS) official about:

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