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Federal

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canadians and the environment from chemical substances that could be harmful. The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemical substances to Canadians and the environment.

Last Updated: Aug. 26, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 18, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  chemical substances, risk-management of chemical-substances, protecting Canadians-and-the-environment, chemicals management plan, CMP
Federal

The substances listed below link to tables that outline the proposed risk management actions for those chemical substances in the Challenge that have met one or more criteria in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

Last Updated: Aug. 26, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 16, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  chemical substances, chemicals in the-challenge, risk management action
Federal

Risk assessments are conducted under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to determine whether there are risks resulting from exposure of Canadians to a substance, or releases of a substance into the environment, and the specific ways Canadians or the environment can be affected.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 12, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Risk assessment, chemical substances, Canadian Environmental Protection Act, exposure, releases into the environment
Federal

Chemicals Management Plan information sheets are a series of short fact sheets about chemical substances and micro-organisms that are being (or have been) assessed in Canada for their possible risks to human health and the environment.

Last Updated: Aug. 30, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 18, 2002
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  chemical substances, micro-organisms, chemicals at a glance, chemicals management plan, information sheets, short fact sheets, risks to human-health-and-the-environment
Federal

A key element in the Chemicals Management Plan is the collection of information on the properties and uses of the approximately 200 chemical substances identified through the categorization process as high priorities for action. This information will be used to make decisions regarding the best approach to protect Canadians and their environment from risks these substances might pose.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 15, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML IATI
Keywords:  chemical substances, "Challenge", Chemicals Management Plan, 200 chemical substances, protect Canadians and their environment.
Federal

This guidance document was prepared to provide guidance for federal departments. It addresses complex contaminated sites and those sites for which a preliminary quantitative risk assessment (PQRA) is considered too conservative or not adequate to support a risk management plan.

Last Updated: Nov. 23, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 9, 2012
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Guidance documents, contaminated sites, assessment of contaminated-sites, assessments of health-risks, human health-risks, environmental health, workplace health, remediation of contaminated-sites, risk-assessment for chemicals
Federal

The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 24, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Chemicals Management Plan (CMP), reducing the risks, chemicals, chemical substances, environment.
Federal

The Government of Canada plans to assess and manage, where appropriate, the potential health and ecological risks associated with approximately 1,550 substances included in the third phase of the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP).

Last Updated: Aug. 30, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 10, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  third-phase, chemicals management plan, health-and-ecological risks, substances
Federal

Every day, we are exposed to chemicals and pollutants - in our air, food and water. There are chemicals in everyday products we use at work, at home and at play. While some chemicals may be beneficial to our health, others may pose a health risk if they're not handled properly.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2021
Date Published: May 24, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  chemicals and pollutants, exposure, health effects of chemicals, health risk.
Federal

Biomonitoring is a key tool used as an indicator and quantitative measure of exposure to chemicals in the environment. Human biomonitoring data contribute to our understanding of exposure and provide information to inform the management of the health risks posed by chemicals.

Last Updated: Dec. 1, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  biomonitoring, human biomonitoring, environmental chemicals, measure of exposure, exposure to chemicals
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