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Document ID (ISN)63082
CIS number 94-1681
ISBN(s) 0-662-22029-3
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Canadian Environmental Protection Act: Priority Substances List Assessment Report - Waste crankcase oils
Bibliographic information Environmental Health Centre, Health and Welfare Canada, Room 104, Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L2, Canada, 1994. viii, 39p. 115 ref.
Abstract This report reviews the literature on the composition of waste crankcase oils (WCOs), the means by which they enter the environment, their fate and concentration and their effects on the environment. Seven sources of WCOs are investigated: re-refining; burning as fuel; road oiling as a dust suppressant; landfilling; land disposal; sewer disposal; spills to the environment. There is insufficient information to determine whether WCOs are entering the environment in a quantity or under conditions that have a harmful effect on the environment.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; lubricating oils; environmental pollution; ecotoxicology; used oils
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; glossary
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Environmental pollution