New Substances Program


February 3, 2014 Ι New Substances Program

“Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999), the Government of Canada uses a preventative approach to managing the risks new substances may pose to humans or to the Canadian environment.

Under the New Substances Program, Health Canada and Environment Canada examine the potential risks to Canadians and their environment before the substances enter the Canadian marketplace.”

Read More:  http://www.chemicalsubstanceschimiques.gc.ca/plan/approach-approche/new-subs-nouvelles-eng.php

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