15, 2005. Canada
Gazette. Part 1. Vo. 139, No. 3.
with respect to certain perfluoroalkyl and fluoroalkyl substances.
Pursuant to paragraph 71(1)(b) of the Canadian Environmental
Protection Act, 1999, notice is hereby given that the Minister
of the Environment requires, for the purpose of assessing
whether the substances listed in Schedule 1 to this notice
are toxic or are capable of becoming toxic, or for the purpose
of assessing whether to control or the manner in which to
control the listed substances, any person described in Schedule
2 to this notice who possesses or who may reasonably be expected
to have access to the information required in Schedule 3 to
this notice to provide that information no later than April
28, 2005, at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
The substances included in the scope of this notice are those
that meet the following criteria: Perfluoroalkyl and fluoroalkyl
substances that contain the chemical fragment R-(CF2)n-R',
where n is greater than or equal to 3, R is any atom or molecular
moiety, R' is any atom or molecular moiety other than H, F
or Cl, and any F may be substituted with a perfluoroalkyl
group. (Excluding perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), its salts,
and its precursors that contain the C8F17SO2, C8F17SO3, or
was included in the following list:
Miscellaneous perfluoroalkyl and fluoroalkyl substances: