Multi-Component Substances (MCS) and UVCBs Committee

Mission Statement

Objectives:

  • Develop tools and identifying data gaps in support of risk assessment
  • Identify and develop models and methods (practical / workable)
  • Develop best practices and guidance
  • Engage with multi-stakeholder collaborative research projects

HESI Staff

Leadership Team

  • Marc Fernandez, PhD

    Environment and Climate Change Canada

Committee Publications

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Improving the Environmental Risk Assessment of Substances of Unknown or Variable Composition, Complex Reaction Products, or Biological Materials (UVCBs)

Substances of unknown or variable composition, complex reaction products, or biological materials (UVCBs) pose unique risk assessment challenges to regulators and to product registrants. These substances can contain many constituents, sometimes partially unknown and/or variable, depending on fluctuations in their ...

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