1,3-Butadiene is a product of incomplete combustion resulting from natural processes and human activity. It is also an industrial chemical used primarily in the production of polymers and synthetic rubbers. 1,3-Butadiene enters the Canadian environment from transportation vehicle exhaust emissions, from non-transportation fuel combustion, from biomass combustion and from industrial facility emissions.

CAS (Chemical Abstract Service) registry number: 106-99-0

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Substances Management Information Line
Chemicals Management Plan
Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3
Telephone: 1-800-567-1999 (in Canada) or 819-938-3232
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E-mail: substances@ec.gc.ca

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