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New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers)

Version of the schedule from 2015-02-11 to 2018-02-01:

SCHEDULE 1(Subsections 2(2) and 5(1) to (4))Information Respecting Chemicals and Biochemicals That Are Research and Development Substances, Contained Site-Limited Intermediate Substances or Contained Export-Only Substances

  • 1 The type of substance: research and development substance, contained site-limited intermediate substance or contained export-only substance.

  • 2 The new substances pre-notification consultation number if it has been assigned and if known.

  • 3 The chemical name of the chemical, established in accordance with the chemical nomenclature rules of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry or the Chemical Abstracts Service.

  • 4 The trade names of the chemical and the synonyms of its chemical name, if known.

  • 5 The CAS registry number of the chemical, if such a number can be assigned.

  • 6 The following identification information in respect of the chemical:

    • (a) its molecular formula;

    • (b) its structural formula;

    • (c) its gram molecular weight;

    • (d) the degree of purity in its technical grade composition, if applicable;

    • (e) known impurities present and their concentration by weight; and

    • (f) any additives, stabilizers and solvents present when the chemical is tested and their concentration by weight.

  • 7 A safety data sheet in respect of the chemical, if available.

  • 8 The following exposure information respecting the chemical:

    • (a) the anticipated annual quantity to be manufactured, if applicable;

    • (b) the anticipated annual quantity to be imported, if applicable;

    • (c) the anticipated uses;

    • (d) its anticipated concentration in products and, if known, in end-use products;

    • (e) a description of the expected modes for its transportation and storage;

    • (f) a description of the size and type of container used for its transportation and storage;

    • (g) an identification of the components of the environment into which it is anticipated to be released;

    • (h) its anticipated releases into municipal wastewater systems;

    • (i) a description of the methods recommended for its destruction or disposal;

    • (j) whether the public is anticipated to be significantly exposed to the chemical in a product taking into account factors including its concentration, duration, frequency and circumstances of exposure and factors that may limit direct human exposure and, if not, information substantiating that the public is not anticipated to be significantly exposed; and

    • (k) for site-limited intermediate substances, the location of use.

  • 9 A summary of all other information and test data in respect of the chemical that are in the possession of the manufacturer or importer or to which they ought to have access and that are relevant to identifying hazards to the environment and human health and the degree of environmental and public exposure to the chemical.

  • 10 The identification of the other government agencies, either outside or within Canada, that the person has notified of the manufacture or importation of the chemical and, if known, the agency’s file number, the outcome of the assessment and the risk management actions imposed by those agencies.

  • SOR/2015-19, s. 2

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