Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA)

Environment and Climate Change Canada has authority to regulate new and existing chemical under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999). Exponent’s regulatory experts, chemists, toxicologists, ecotoxicologists, and environmental and exposure assessment professionals have a wide-range of experience in managing complex projects. Exponent has the technical and regulatory expertise to assist clients with navigating the new chemical review process and complying with all other CEPA 1999 requirements.

With its broad experience base, Exponent is also well suited to understanding the relationship between CEPA 1999 and other regulations governing consumer products, pesticides, foods, drugs, and cosmetics.


CEPA New Chemical Support:
  • New Substances Notifications (NSN) preparation and submissions
  • Notice of Excess Quantity (NOEQ) or Notices of Manufacture/Import (NOMI) preparation
  • Reduced Regulatory Requirement (RRR) polymer assessment
  • Confidential business information substantiation
  • Canadian agent support for New Substances Notifications

CEPA Existing Chemical Support:
  • Section 71 submissions
  • Chemical Management Plan (CMP) support
  • Significant New Activity (SNAc) interpretations
  • Significant New Activity Notification (SNAN)
  • Compliance audits and training
  • Compliance interpretations