Tools for Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations Regulatees
The Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (EIHWHRMR) apply to all individuals and businesses that export from, import into, or transit within Canada, for recycling or disposal purposes, wastes or materials that are considered to be hazardous under the EIHWHRMR. Included are, for example, generators, receivers, carriers, brokers, agents, and transfer stations.
To assist those involved with the EIHWHRMR, the following documentation has been prepared to explain various aspects of the regulations. In case of discrepancies between this information and the Regulations, the Regulations have precedence.
- Guide to Classification
- EIHWHRMR User Guide
- Administrative Notice Forms
- Movement Documents
- Confirmation of Disposal or Recycling
See also Important Notices
Guide to Classification
It is your responsibility to identify and properly classify your waste and recyclable material according to the Regulations.
Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations User Guide
It is your responsibility to follow rules and transport hazardous waste or recyclable material according to the Regulations.
Administrative Notice Forms
The procedure and information requirements for notification are explained in Part 5 of the EIHWHRMR User Guide. The procedure and conditions for returns are explained in Part 10 of the EIHWHRMR User Guide.
The Administrative Notice forms may be used for the purposes of notifying for a proposed export, import or transit of hazardous wastes or hazardous recyclable materials as required by subparagraph 185(1)(b)(i) of Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and the EIHWHRMR. Once downloaded, the forms can be completed on-screen or printed for completion. To complete on-screen, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Download the Administrative Notice Forms
Administrative Notice Form (PDF; 191Kb)*
An Appendix to the Administrative Notice Form is also available for any additional hazardous waste or hazardous recyclable material streams with the same Administrative Notice Form number.
Appendix to the Notice Form (PDF; 236Kb)*
* The Forms on this page are administrative in nature and may change without prior notice.
Signed and completed Administrative Notice Forms are to be submitted by mail, registered mail, facsimile, or courier to:
Director, Waste Reduction and Management Division
Place Vincent Massey
351 St-Joseph Blvd, 9th Floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
Fax: (819) 997-3068
The procedure and information requirements for movement are explained in Part 9 of the EIHWHRMR User Guide.
The Movement Document and Multiple Authorized Carriers Form are made of several copies of the same information. Therefore, the Movement Document example provided below cannot be used as a movement document. However, the Multiple Authorized Carriers Form, also provided below, can be used as an annex to the movement document. Individuals or businesses wishing to transport hazardous wastes or hazardous recyclable materials for import to, export from, or transit through Canada (or from Canada, transiting through the US, and back into Canada) should contact the appropriate authority for international shipments.
Examples of Forms
Movement Document Example (PDF; 170Kb)
Multiple Authorized Carrier Form Example (PDF; 40Kb)
Confirmation of Disposal or Recycling
The procedure and information requirements for confirmation of disposal or recylcing are explained in Part 11 of the EIHWHRMR User Guide.
Confirmation of Disposal or Recycling Form (PDF; 13.4Kb)
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