An Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 was published in the Canada Gazette Part I on September 20, 2008. This order adds chlorinated paraffins to the List of Toxic Substances in Schedule 1 of CEPA

In Canada, chlorinated paraffins are mainly used in metal-working, in plastics/rubber and as lubricating additives.

The September 20, 2008 Canada Gazette also published and Order adding the following chemicals to the List of Toxic Substances: Propanedinitrile, Methyloxirane, Ethyloxirane, Naphthalene, Toluene diisocyanates, 1,2-Benzenediol and 1, 4-Benzenediol.

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