SIM-13-006: Chemicals Management Plan II – Certain Phthalates Substances Grouping CEPA Section 71 Notice

This is the eighth of a series of NCASI Strategic Information Memoranda (SIMs) related to Environment Canada (EC) and Health Canada (HC) having announced on October 8, 2011, the launch of the second phase of the Chemicals Management Plan, dealing with “medium priority substances.” The CMP is a program to address 4,300 priority substances that resulted from EC and HC’s legislated review and categorization of the substances on the Domestic Substances List. A CEPA Section 71 notice requesting information on a grouping of CMP II substances, related to certain phthalate substances, has been published as a Canada Gazette notice. This information is relevant to all Canadian forest products facilities.