Acetaldehyde enters the Canadian environment from natural sources (including forest and brush fires), from human sources such as a by-product of incomplete combustion of fuel in internal combustion engines and industrial processes, and through secondary formation as a result of the atmospheric oxidation of natural and anthropogenic organic compounds.
CAS (Chemical Abstract Service) registry number: 75-07-0
- Priority Substances List Assessment Report
- Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
- CEPA 1999 Schedule 1 - List of Toxic Substances - This substance has been added to the List of Toxic Substances. It is entering or may enter the environment in a quantity or concentration or under conditions that:
b) constitute or may constitute a danger to the environment on which life depends.
c) constitute or may constitute a danger in Canada to human life or health.
- Full life cycle management of the substance (Track 2) under the Toxic Substances Management Policy
This substance is entering the environment from the following source(s):
Risk Management Tool(s)
Tool(s) developed to manage risks associated with the substance:
- Environmental Emergency Regulations
- Memorandum of Understanding for Environmental Protection Through Action Under CCPA Responsible Care® With The Canadian Chemical Producers' Association (CCPA)- EXPIRED
- On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emmission Regulations
- Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations
- Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations
- National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) - Information Centre
- North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation Web Site
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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