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Consultation Document: Proposed Risk Management for 2,4,6-TTBP under the Chemicals Management Plan


Consultation Document

Proposed Risk Management for
2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenol (2,4,6-TTBP)

under the Chemicals Management Plan

Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number (CAS RN):
732-26-3

Environment Canada

January 2011

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Table of Contents

Summary

Appendix A: Existing Risk Management Measures in Canada (federal, provincial and territorial)

Summary


This consultation document outlines the proposed risk management actions for 2,4,6-tri-tert-butylphenol (referred to as 2,4,6-TTBP). Stakeholders are invited to submit comments on the content of this consultation document or provide other information that would help to inform decision making.

The Government of Canada will also consult with stakeholders during the development of the specific risk management instruments.


Summary of proposed risk management

  • The Government of Canada is proposing to amend the Environmental Emergency Regulations to add diesel fuel, in which 2,4,6-TTBP can be used as an additive, to the list of substances covered by these Regulations; and

  • The Government of Canada is proposing to apply the Significant New Activity (SNAc) provisions of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to 2,4,6-TTBP to enable the government to assess any new use that could result in releases to the environment.

Note: This summary is an abridged list of the instruments and tools proposed to risk manage this substance. Please see section 5 of this document for a complete explanation of proposed risk management actions.

Summary