October 2015


Environment Canada’s Chemical Management Plan (the “CMP”) continues its investigation into substances which have previously been listed on the expansion into substances previously listed on the CMP’s Domestic Substances List as approved for use in Canada. While the CMP might be described as a “kinder and gentler” (and administratively less challenging) version of the European Union’s REACH, its phased reassessment of chemical substances in Canada continues to generate new reporting obligations for manufacturers and importers…