Summary of Public Comments received on Aviation Fuels Draft Screening Assessment Report for Stream 3 of the Petroleum Sector Stream Approach

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Comments on the draft Screening Assessment Report for aviation fuels under the Chemicals Management Plan’s Petroleum Sector Stream Approach (PSSA).

A summary of comments and responses is included below, organized by topic:

Summary of comments and responses
TopicCommentResponse
Persistence and BioaccumulationEven though components of these substances meet the persistence and bioaccumulation criteria, they are at worst marginally persistent or bioaccumulative.The persistence and bioaccumulation properties of substance components are used in a weight of evidence approach for determining risk.
Risk Assessment ConclusionAlthough the conclusions of the Assessment Reports are based on conservative and stringent scientific assumptions, they are supported as they are balanced and representative of the hazard information.Noted.
Risk ManagementThe addition of aviation fuels to the Environmental Emergency Regulations is supportedif they meet the criteria.The addition of aviation fuels to the Environmental Emergency Regulations is being considered and will be subject to further consultations.

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