Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Version of the schedule from 2012-11-01 to 2013-10-24:


SCHEDULE 1(Sections 56, 68, 71, 77, 79, 90, 91, 93 to 96 and 199)List of Toxic Substances

For molecular formulae in this schedule, “n” = number of atoms.

  • 1 Chlorobiphenyls that have the molecular formula C12H(10-n)Cln in which “n” is greater than 2

  • 2 Dodecachloropentacyclo [5.3.0.02,6.03,9.04,8] decane (Mirex)

  • 3 Polybrominated Biphenyls that have the molecular formula C12H(10-n)Brn in which “n” is greater than 2

  • 4 Chlorofluorocarbon: totally halogenated chlorofluorocarbons that have the molecular formula CnClxF(2n+2-x)

  • 5 Polychlorinated Terphenyls that have a molecular formula C18H(14-n)Cln in which “n” is greater than 2

  • 6 Asbestos

  • 7 Lead

  • 8 Mercury and its compounds

  • 9 Vinyl Chloride

  • 10 Bromochlorodifluoromethane that has the molecular formula CF2BrCl

  • 11 Bromotrifluoromethane that has the molecular formula CF3Br

  • 12 Dibromotetrafluoroethane that has the molecular formula C2F4Br2

  • 13 Fuel containing toxic substances that are dangerous goods within the meaning of section 2 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 and that

    • (a) are neither normal components of the fuel nor additives designed to improve the characteristics or the performance of the fuel; or

    • (b) are normal components of the fuel or additives designed to improve the characteristics or performance of the fuel, but are present in quantities or concentrations greater than those generally accepted by industry standards.

  • 14 Dibenzo-para-dioxin that has the molecular formula C12H8O2

  • 15 Dibenzofuran that has the molecular formula C12H8O

  • 16 Polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins that have the molecular formula C12H(8-n)ClnO2 in which “n” is greater than 2

  • 17 Polychlorinated dibenzofurans that have the molecular formula C12H(8-n)ClnO in which “n” is greater than 2

  • 18 Tetrachloromethane (carbon tetrachloride, CCl4)

  • 19 1,1,1-trichloroethane (methyl chloroform, CCl3-CH3)

  • 20 Bromofluorocarbons other than those set out in items 10 to 12

  • 21 Hydrobromofluorocarbons that have the molecular formula CnHxFyBr(2n+2-x-y) in which 0<n≤3

  • 22 Methyl Bromide

  • 23 Bis(chloromethyl) ether that has the molecular formula C2H4Cl2O

  • 24 Chloromethyl methyl ether that has the molecular formula C2H5ClO

  • 25 Hydrochlorofluorocarbons that have the molecular formula CnHxFyCl(2n+2-x-y) in which 0<n≤3

  • 26 Benzene that has the molecular formula C6H6

  • 27 (4-Chlorophenyl)cyclopropylmethanone,O-[(4-nitrophenyl)methyl]oxime that has the molecular formula C17H15ClN2O3

  • 28 Inorganic arsenic compounds

  • 29 Benzidine and benzidine dihydrochloride, that have the molecular formula C12H12N2 and C12H12N2•2HCl, respectively

  • 30 Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

  • 31 Inorganic cadmium compounds

  • 32 Chlorinated wastewater effluents

  • 33 Hexavalent chromium compounds

  • 34 Creosote-impregnated waste materials from creosote-contaminated sites

  • 35 3,3′-Dichlorobenzidine

  • 36 1,2-Dichloroethane

  • 37 Dichloromethane

  • 38 Effluents from pulp mills using bleaching

  • 39 Hexachlorobenzene

  • 40 Inorganic fluorides

  • 41 Refractory ceramic fibre

  • 42 Oxidic, sulphidic and soluble inorganic nickel compounds

  • 43 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

  • 44 Tetrachloroethylene

  • 45 Trichloroethylene

  • 46 Tributyltetradecylphosphonium chloride that has the molecular formula C26H56P•C1

  • 47 Bromochloromethane, that has the molecular formula CH2BrCl

  • 48 Acetaldehyde, which has the molecular formula C2H4O

  • 49 1,3-Butadiene, which has the molecular formula C4H6

  • 50 Acrylonitrile, which has the molecular formula C3H3N

  • 51 Respirable particulate matter less than or equal to 10 microns

  • 52 Acrolein, which has the molecular formula C3H4O

  • 53 Ammonia dissolved in water

  • 54 Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates

  • 55 Effluents from textile mills that use wet processing

  • 56 Inorganic Chloramines, which have the molecular formula NHnCl(3-n), where n = 0, 1 or 2

  • 57 Ethylene oxide, which has the molecular formula H2COCH2

  • 58 Formaldehyde, which has the molecular formula CH2O

  • 59 N-Nitrosodimethylamine, which has the molecular formula C2H6N2O

  • 60 Gaseous Ammonia, which has the molecular formula NH3(g)

  • 61 Ozone, which has the molecular formula O3

  • 62 Nitric oxide, which has the molecular formula NO

  • 63 Nitrogen dioxide, which has the molecular formula NO2

  • 64 Sulphur dioxide, which has the molecular formula SO2

  • 65 Volatile organic compounds that participate in atmospheric photochemical reactions, excluding the following:

    • (a) methane;

    • (b) ethane;

    • (c) methylene chloride (dichloromethane);

    • (d) 1,1,1-trichloroethane (methyl chloroform);

    • (e) 1,1,2-trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane (CFC-113);

    • (f) trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11);

    • (g) dichlorodifluoromethane (CFC-12);

    • (h) chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22);

    • (i) trifluoromethane (HFC-23);

    • (j) 1,2-dichloro-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane (CFC-114);

    • (k) chloropentafluoroethane (CFC-115);

    • (l) 1,1,1-trifluoro-2,2-dichloroethane (HCFC-123);

    • (m) 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (HFC-134a);

    • (n) 1,1-dichloro-1-fluoroethane (HCFC-141b);

    • (o) 1-chloro-1,1-difluoroethane (HCFC-142b);

    • (p) 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (HCFC-124);

    • (q) pentafluoroethane (HFC-125);

    • (r) 1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane (HFC-134);

    • (s) 1,1,1-trifluoroethane (HFC-143a);

    • (t) 1,1-difluoroethane (HFC-152a);

    • (u) parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF);

    • (v) cyclic, branched or linear completely methylated siloxanes;

    • (w) acetone;

    • (x) perchloroethylene (tetrachloroethylene);

    • (y) 3,3-dichloro-1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoropropane (HCFC-225ca);

    • (z) 1,3-dichloro-1,1,2,2,3-pentafluoropropane (HCFC-225cb);

    • (z.1) 1,1,1,2,3,4,4,5,5,5-decafluoropentane (HFC 43-10mee);

    • (z.2) difluoromethane (HFC-32);

    • (z.3) ethylfluoride (HFC-161);

    • (z.4) 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoropropane (HFC-236fa);

    • (z.5) 1,1,2,2,3-pentafluoropropane (HFC-245ca);

    • (z.6) 1,1,2,3,3-pentafluoropropane (HFC-245ea);

    • (z.7) 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropane (HFC-245eb);

    • (z.8) 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane (HFC-245fa);

    • (z.9) 1,1,1,2,3,3-hexafluoropropane (HFC-236ea);

    • (z.10) 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluorobutane (HFC-365mfc);

    • (z.11) chlorofluoromethane (HCFC-31);

    • (z.12) 1-chloro-1-fluoroethane (HCFC-151a);

    • (z.13) 1,2-dichloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethane (HCFC-123a);

    • (z.14) 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-nonafluoro-4-methoxy-butane (C4F9OCH3);

    • (z.15) 2-(difluoromethoxymethyl)-1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane ((CF3)2CFCF 2OCH 3);

    • (z.16) 1-ethoxy-1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,4-nonafluorobutane (C4F9OC2H 5);

    • (z.17) 2-(ethoxydifluoromethyl)-1,1,1,2,3,3,3-heptafluoropropane ((CF3)2CFCF2OC2H5); and

    • (z.18) methyl acetate and perfluorocarbon compounds that fall into the following classes, namely,

      • (i) cyclic, branched or linear completely fluorinated alkanes,

      • (ii) cyclic, branched, or linear completely fluorinated ethers with no unsaturations,

      • (iii) cyclic, branched or linear completely fluorinated tertiary amines with no unsaturations, or

      • (iv) sulfur containing perfluorocarbons with no unsaturations and with sulfur bonds only to carbon and fluorine.

  • 66 Hexachlorobutadiene, which has the molecular formula C4Cl6

  • 67 Particulate matter containing metals that is released in emissions from copper smelters or refineries, or from both

  • 68 Particulate matter containing metals that is released in emissions from zinc plants

  • 69 Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which has the molecular formula C14H9C15

  • 70 2-butoxyethanol, which has the molecular formula C6H14O2

  • 71 2-methoxyethanol, which has the molecular formula C3H8O2

  • 72 Tetrachlorobenzenes, which have the molecular formula C6H 2Cl4

  • 73 Pentachlorobenzene, which has the molecular formula C 6HCl5

  • 74 Carbon dioxide, which has the molecular formula CO2

  • 75 Methane, which has the molecular formula CH4

  • 76 Nitrous oxide, which has the molecular formula N2O

  • 77 Hydrofluorocarbons that have the molecular formula CnHxF(2n+2–x) in which 0<n<6

  • 78 The following perfluorocarbons:

    • (a) those that have the molecular formula CnF2n+2 in which 0<n<7; and

    • (b) octafluorocyclobutane, which has the molecular formula C4F8.

  • 79 Sulphur hexafluoride, which has the molecular formula SF6

  • 80 Methanone, bis[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-, which has the molecular formula C17H20N2O

  • 81 2-Butanone, oxime, which has the molecular formula C4H9NO

  • 82 n-Butyl glycidyl ether, which has the molecular formula C7H14O2

  • 83 Polybrominated diphenyl ethers that have the molecular formula C12H(10–n)BrnO in which 4≤n≤10

  • 84 Perfluorooctane sulfonate and its salts

  • 85 Compounds that contain one of the following groups: C8F17SO2, C8F17SO3 or C8F17SO2N

  • 86 Methyloxirane, which has the molecular formula C3H6O

  • 87 Ethyloxirane, which has the molecular formula C4H8O

  • 88 Naphthalene, which has the molecular formula C10H8

  • 89 Toluene diisocyanates, which have the molecular formula C9H6N2O2

  • 90 1,2-Benzenediol, which has the molecular formula C6H6O2

  • 91 1,4-Benzenediol, which has the molecular formula C6H6O2

  • 92 Hexane, 1,6-diisocyanato-, homopolymer, reaction products with alpha-fluoro-omega-2-hydroxyethyl-poly(difluoromethylene), C16-20-branched alcohols and 1-octadecanol

  • 93 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, hexadecyl ester, polymers with 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, gamma-omega-perfluoro-C10-16-alkyl acrylate and stearyl methacrylate

  • 94 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-methylpropyl ester, polymer with butyl 2-propenoate and 2,5-furandione, gamma-omega-perfluoro-C8-14-alkyl esters, tert-Bu benzenecarboperoxoate initiated

  • 95 2-propen-1-ol reaction products with pentafluoroiodoethane tetrafluoroethylene telomer, dehydroiodinated, reaction products with epichlorohydrin and triethylenetetramine

  • 96 Phenol, 4,4′ -(1-methylethylidene)bis-, which has the molecular formula C15H16O2

  • 97 Thiourea, which has the molecular formula CH4N2S

  • 98 1,3-Butadiene, 2-methyl-, which has the molecular formula C5H8

  • 99 Oxirane, (chloromethyl)-, which has the molecular formula C3H5ClO

  • 100 Colour Index Pigment Yellow 34

  • 101 Colour Index Pigment Red 104

  • 102 Cyclotetrasiloxane, octamethyl-, which has the molecular formula C8H24O4Si4

  • 103 Phenol, 2,4,6-tris(1,1-dimethylethyl)-, which has the molecular formula C18H30O

  • 104 Ethanol, 2-methoxy-, acetate, which has the molecular formula C5H10O3

  • 105 1-Propanol, 2-methoxy-, which has the molecular formula C4H10O2

  • 106 2-Naphthalenol, 1-[(4-methyl-2-nitrophenyl)azo]-, which has the molecular formula C17H13N3O3

  • 107 Ethanol, 2-(2-methoxyethoxy)-, which has the molecular formula C5H12O3

  • 108 Sulfuric acid, diethyl ester, which has the molecular formula C4H10O4S

  • 109 Sulfuric acid, dimethyl ester, which has the molecular formula C2H6O4S

  • 110 Benzenamine, N-phenyl-, reaction products with styrene and 2,4,4-trimethylpentene

  • 111 2-Propenamide, which has the molecular formula C3H5NO

  • 112 Ethanol, 2-chloro-, phosphate (3:1), which has the molecular formula C6H12Cl3O4P

  • 113 Tributyltins, which contain the grouping (C4H9)3Sn

  • 114 Tetrabutyltins, which have the molecular formula (C4H9)4Sn

  • 115 Benzene, (chloromethyl)-, which has the molecular formula C7H7Cl

  • 116 Propane, 2-nitro-, which has the molecular formula C3H7NO2

  • 117 Benzene, 1-methyl-2-nitro-, which has the molecular formula C7H7NO2

  • 118 Phenol, 2,6-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-(1-methylpropyl)-, which has the molecular formula C18H30O

  • 119 Methylium, [4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]bis[4-(ethylamino)3-methylphenyl]-, acetate, which has the molecular formula C27H34N3.C2H3O2

  • 120 Chlorinated alkanes that have the molecular formula CnHxCl(2n+2–x) in which 10 ≤ n ≤ 20

  • 121 Benzene, 1,2-dimethoxy-4-(2-propenyl)-, which has the molecular formula C11H14O2

  • 122 Vanadium pentoxide, which has the molecular formula V2O5

  • 123 Oxirane, 2,2′,2′′,2′′′-[1,2-ethanediylidenetetrakis(4,1-phenyleneoxymethylene)]tetrakis-, which has the molecular formula C38H38O8

  • 124 Bromic acid, potassium salt, which has the molecular formula KBrO3

  • 125 Polychlorinated naphthalenes, which have the molecular formula C10H8–nCln in which “n” is greater than 1

  • 126 Hydrazine, which has the molecular formula N2H4

  • 127 Hexabromocyclododecane, which has the molecular formula C12H18Br6

  • 128 Quinoline, which has the molecular formula C9H7N

  • 1999, c. 33, Sch. 1;
  • SOR/2000-109;
  • SOR/2001-1, 147;
  • Canada Gazette Part II, err.(F), Volume 135, page 382;
  • SOR/2003-10, 98, 172, 229, 270, 277;
  • SOR/2005-40, 46, 262, 345;
  • SOR/2006-329, 333;
  • SOR/2010-98, 194, 210;
  • SOR/2011-25, 26, 34, 35, 140, 212, 286, 287;
  • SOR/2012-40, 186, 187, 189, 219, 235.
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