Toxic substances management policy : En40-499/1-1995

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This booklet sets out an approach to managing the risks associated with substances that enter the environment and that could harm the environment or human health. Incorporating the results of consultations with stakeholders held in the mid-1990s, the policy provides decision-makers with direction and presents a science-based management framework to ensure that federal government programs are consistent with its objectives. Includes figures and tables.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Environment Canada. Environmental Protection Service.
Title Toxic substances management policy
Publication type Monograph
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
Format Paper
Other formats Electronic-[French], Electronic-[English]
Note(s) "The policy is the result of consultations with stakeholders, held from September 1994 to April 1995, after the release of the federal government discussion paper 'Towards a Toxic Substances Management Policy for Canada' and the companion document 'Criteria for the Selection of Substances for Virtual Elimination'."--Executive summary.
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Environment Canada. ©1995, reprinted 2004.
Binding Softcover
Description English text, 12, [2]p. : fig., table ; 28 cm.
ISBN 0-662-61860-2
Catalogue number
  • En40-499/1-1995
Edition Reprint
Subject terms Environmental policy
Toxic substances
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