Canadian government releases new Guidance Document for the Notification and Testing of New Chemicals and Polymers

April 26, 2021

On April 1, 2021, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Health Canada, published the 2021 draft Guidance Document for the Notification and Testing of New Chemicals and Polymers. The guidance includes:

  • Flowcharts to determine the appropriate schedule for notification
  • Technical considerations
  • Appropriate test procedures and practices
  • An outline of how to submit confidential information

The comment period for the draft Guidance Document will end on 30 June 2021. When the Guidance Document is finalized, the new Guidance Document will replace the 2005 Guidelines for the Notification and Testing of New Substances: Chemicals and Polymers.

To see the full Guidance Document for the Notification and Testing of New Chemicals and Polymers click here.

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