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CASRN: N/A
Parameter 1: PHYSICAL

Water Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Further documentation on these guidelines can be found in the Canadian Environment Quality Guidelines.
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Freshwater

Concentration (µg/L)

No data

Date

No data

Marine

Concentration (µg/L)

Narrative

Floating or Submerged Litter
No solid debris, including floating or drifting materials (such as fishing gear, plastics, metals, rubber, glass, cloth, paper, wood, or other materials) should be introduced (directly or indirectly through human activities) into marine and estuarine waters.

Settleable Matter (Residues)
No residues or other solids should be introduced (directly or indirectly through human activities) that may, alone or in combination with other substances, cause any solid, sludge, or emulsion to be deposited on the bottom, intertidal zone, or shorelines of marine and estuarine areas. The natural rate of deposition and characteristics of marine and estuarine settleable sediments and other settleable solids should not be altered.

Note:
Interim guideline.

Date

1996

Water Quality for the Protection of Agriculture

Irrigation

Concentration (µg/L)

No data

Date

No data

Livestock

Concentration (µg/L)

No data

Date

No data

Sediment Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Freshwater

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Marine

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Soil Quality for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Agricultural

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Residential / parkland

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Commercial

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Industrial

No data

Date

No data

Tissue Residue Quality for the Protection of Widlife Consumer of Aquatic Biota

Concentration (µg/kg diet wet weight)

No data

Date

No data