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The Environment and Climate Change Canada has registered two substances to the List of Toxic Substances under Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) on June 22, 2018.
The two substances are:
- Disperse Yellow 3 (Acetamide, N-[4-[(2‑hydroxy-5-methylphenyl)azo]phenyl]-, also known as Solvent Yellow 77)
- Disperse Yellow 3 is primarily used in textile facilities for the dyeing of polyester, polyester blends, nylon, cellulose fibres and acrylics.
- Triclosan (140 Phenol, 5‑chloro-2-(2,4‑dichlorophenoxy)
- Triclosan is a synthetic organic chemical used as an antibacterial agent and preservative in a range of products used by consumers to stop the growth of bacteria, fungi, and mildew, and to prevent odours (e.g. skin cleansers, moisturizers, deodorants, cleaning products and toothpastes).
The registration is published in Canada Gazette on July 11, 2018.