The draft screening assessment for caprolactam has been published. It is proposed to conclude that the substance does not meet any of the criteria set out in section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA). The Draft Screening Assessment is found HERE and the Canada Gazette Notice can be located HERE

Comments or information submitted with respect to the above publication must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, along with the date of publication of the notice, and can be provided to the Minister of the Environment until October 13, 2021, using one of the following methods:

  • Online through Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Single Window,
  • By email to, with the name of the publication in the subject line. If you wish to comment on multiple publications, please submit your comments in separate emails; or
  • By mail to the Executive Director, Program Development and Engagement Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 351 St-Joseph Blvd., 6th floor, Gatineau (QC) K1A 0H3.