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Guidance document for Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations

Table 1: Specific exemptions and acceptable purposes claimed by parties to the Stockholm Convention for substances listed on Annex A or Annex B

Note: In the case of a discrepancy between this table and Annexes A and B, as well as the registers of specific exemptions and acceptable purposes as maintained by the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention, the information maintained by the Secretariat shall prevail.

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Table 1: Specific exemptions and acceptable purposes claimed by parties to the Stockholm Convention for substances listed on Annex A or Annex B
SubstanceCAS Registry numberExport Control ListAnnexParties claiming exemption or purposeSpecific exemption / acceptable purpose
Mirex (Dodecachloropentacyclo [5.3.0.02,6.03,9.04,8] decane)2385-85-5Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Polybrominated biphenyls that have the molecular formula C12H(10-n)Brn in which "n" is greater than 2 (Hexabromobiphenyl is listed in Annex A)36355-01-8Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Chlordecone143-50-0Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Endrin (1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-6,7-epoxy-1,4,4a,5,6,7,8, 8a-octahydro-exo-1,4-exo-5,8-dimethanonaphthalene)72-20-8Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Toxaphene8001-95-2Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Alpha-HCH319-84-6Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Beta-HCH319-85-7Part 1A Substances listed on Part 1 of the Export Control List can be exported, but only for the purpose of destruction or to comply with a direction issued by the Minister under subparagraph 99(b)(iii) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Aldrin309-00-2Part 2A  
Chlordane57-74-9Part 2A  
DDT50-29-3Part 2BBotswanaUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BEritreaUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BEthiopiaUse/Production – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BIndiaUse/production – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMadagascarUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMarshall IslandsUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMauritiusUse – residual insecticide at the port and airport
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMoroccoUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMozambiqueUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BNamibiaUse/production – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BSenegalUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BSouth AfricaUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BSwazilandUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BUgandaUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BVenezuelaUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BRepublic of YemenUse – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BZambiaUse – disease vector control
Dieldrin60-57-1Part 2A  
Heptachlor76-44-8Part 2A  
Hexachlorobenzene118-74-1Part 2A  
Lindane58-89-9Part 2ACanadaHuman health pharmaceutical for control of head lice and scabies as second line treatment
Lindane58-89-9Part 2AChinaAdjuvant therapeutic drug to control head lice and to treat scabies
Lindane58-89-9Part 2ASri LankaHuman health pharmaceutical for pediculosis and scabies
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)1336-36-3Part 2A  
Endosulfan115-29-7Part 2AChinaCotton - cotton bollworm; Tobacco -  Aphids, oriental tobacco budworm.
Endosulfan115-29-7Part 2AZambiaBean, cowpea - Aphids, leaf miner, whiteflies; Cotton - Aphids, cotton bollworm, jassids, leaf rollers, pink bollworm, thrips, whiteflies; Eggplant - Aphids, diamondback moth, jassids, shoot and fruit borer; Groundnut - Aphids; Maize - Aphids, pink borer, stem borers; Mango - fruit flies, hoppers; Onion - Aphids, jassids; Okra - Aphids, diamondback moth, jassids, shoot and fruit borer; Potato - Aphids, jassids; Rice - Gall midges, rice hispa, stem borers, white jassid; Tea - Aphids, caterpillars, flushworm, mealybugs, scale insects, smaller green leafhopper, tea geometrid, tea mosquito bug, thrips; Tobacco - Aphids, oriental tobacco budworm; Tomato - Aphids, diamondback moth, jassids, leaf miner, shoot and fruit borer, whiteflies; Wheat - Aphids, pink borer, termites.
Endosulfan115-29-7Part 2ACosta RicaCoffee – Berry borer (not in force for Canada – see section 4.1 of this document)
Pentachlorobenzene, which has the molecular formula C6HCl5608-93-5Part 3A  
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BBrazilInsect baits for control of leaf-cutting ants from Atta spp. and Acromyrmex spp.
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2 Canada
  • Photo masks in the semiconductor and liquid crystal display (LCD) industries;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating);
  • Metal plating (decorative plating);
  • Photo imaging;
  • Photo resist and anti-reflective coatings for semi-conductors;
  • Etching agent for compound semi-conductors and ceramic filters;
  • Aviation hydraulic fluids;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating) only in closed-loop systems;
  • Fire fighting foam

 

Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BChina
  • Photo masks in the semiconductor and liquid crystal display (LCD) industries;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating);
  • Metal plating (decorative plating);
  • Electric and electronic parts for some colour printers and colour copy machines;
  • Insecticides for control of red imported fire ants and termites;
  • Chemically driven oil production.
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BCzech Republic
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating);
  • Metal plating (decorative plating);
  • Photo-imaging;
  • Photo-resist and anti-reflective coatings for semi-conductors;
  • Aviation hydraulic fluids;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating) only in closed-loop systems;
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BEuropean Union
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating);
  • Metal plating (decorative plating);
  • Photo-imaging;
  • Photo-resist and anti-reflective coatings for semi-conductors;
  • Etching agent for compound semi-conductors and ceramic filters;
  • Aviation hydraulic fluids;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating) only in closed-loop systems.
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BIran
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating);
  • Metal plating (decorative plating);
  • Chemically driven oil production;
  • Carpets;
  • Leather and apparel;
  • Textiles and upholstery;
  • Paper and packaging;
  • Coatings and coating additives;
  • Rubber and plastics
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BJapan
  • Photo-imaging;
  • Photo-resistant and anti-reflective coatings for semi-conductors;
  • Etching agent for compound semi-conductors and ceramic filters;
  • Certain medical devices
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BNigeria
  • Chemically driven oil production;
  • Carpets;
  • Leather and apparel;
  • Textiles and upholstery;
  • Paper and packaging;
  • Coatings and coating additives;
  • Rubber and plastics
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BNorway
  • Photo-masks in the semiconductor and liquid crystal display (LCD) industries;
  • Photo-imaging;
  • Photo-resist and anti-reflective coatings for semi-conductors;
  • Etching agent for compound semi-conductors and ceramic filters;
  • Aviation hydraulic fluids
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating) only in closed-loop systems.
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BSwitzerland
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating)
  • Metal plating (decorative plating)
  • Photo-imaging;
  • Photo-resist and anti-reflective coatings for semi-conductors;
  • Etching agent for compound semi-conductors and ceramic filters;
  • Aviation hydraulic fluids;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating) only in closed-loop systems;
  • Fire-fighting foam.
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BVietnam
  • Photo masks in the semiconductor and liquid crystal display (LCD) industries;
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating);
  • Metal plating (decorative plating);
  • Electric and electronic parts for some colour printers and colour copy machines.
  • Insecticides for control of red imported fire ants and termites;
  • Chemically driven oil production;
  • Carpets;
  • Leather and apparel;
  • Textiles and upholstery;
  • Paper and packaging;
  • Coatings and coating additives;
  • Rubber and plastics.
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BZambia
  • Aviation hydraulic fluids;
  • Fire-fighting foam.

Canada has also claimed exemptions for tetrabromodiphenyl ether, pentabromodiphenyl ether, hexabromodiphenyl ether, and heptabromodiphenyl ether in accordance with Part IV of Annex A of the Stockholm Convention, but these substances are not listed on the Export Control List, and the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations do not apply to exports of these substances or products containing them.


Table 2: List of Active Annual Certifications as Registered by Canada

Note: In the case of a discrepancy between this table and the registers maintained by the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention, the information maintained by the Secretariat shall prevail.

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Canada presently has no annual certifications registered with the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention.


Table 3: Articles in Use as Claimed by Canada under the Stockholm Convention

Note: In the case of a discrepancy between this table and the registers maintained by the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention, the information maintained by the Secretariat shall prevail.

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Table 3: Articles in use as claimed by Canada under the Stockholm Convention
SubstanceCAS Registry NumberSchedule 3 StatusAnnexArticleDate of Notification
Lindane58-89-9Part 2AHuman health pharmaceutical for control of head lice and scabies as second line treatment21 December 2010
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BAqueous film forming foams (fire fighting foams)21 December 2010

Canada has also claimed articles containing tetrabromodiphenyl ether, pentabromodiphenyl ether, hexabromodiphenyl ether, and heptabromodiphenyl ether in accordance with Part IV and Part V of Annex A of the Stockholm Convention, but these substances are not listed on the Export Control List, and the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations do not apply to exports of these substances or products containing them.

View the current Register of Articles in Use on the Secretariat’s website


Table 4: Substances on the Export Control List which are also listed to Annex A or Annex B of the Stockholm Convention and in force for Canada

Note: In the case of a discrepancy between this table and the registers maintained by the Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention, the information maintained by the Secretariat shall prevail.

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Table 4: Substances on the Export Control List which are also listed to Annex A or Annex B of the Stockholm Convention and in force for Canada
SubstanceCAS Registry NumberExport Control ListAnnexRatified / Not RatifiedDate in force for Canada
Mirex (Dodecachloropentacyclo [5.3.0.02,6.03,9.04,8] decane)2385-85-5Part 1ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Polybrominated biphenyls that have the molecular formula C12H(10-n)Brn in which "n" is greater than 2 (Hexabromobiphenyl is listed in Annex A)36355-01-8; 27858-07-7; 13654-09-6Part 1ARatifiedApril 4, 2011
Chlordecone143-50-0Part 1ARatifiedApril 4, 2011
Endrin (1,2,3,4,10,10-hexachloro-6,7-epoxy-1,4,4a,5,6,7,8, 8a-octahydro-exo-1,4-exo-5,8-dimethanonaphthalene)72-20-8Part 1ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Toxaphene8001-95-2Part 1ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Alpha-HCH319-84-6Part 1ARatifiedApril 4, 2011
Beta-HCH319-85-7Part 1ARatifiedApril 4, 2011
Aldrin309-00-2Part 2ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Chlordane57-74-9Part 2ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
DDT50-29-3Part 2BRatifiedMay 17, 2004
Dieldrin60-57-1Part 2ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Heptachlor76-44-8Part 2ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Hexachlorobenzene118-74-1Part 2ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Lindane58-89-9Part 2ARatifiedApril 4, 2011
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)1336-36-3Part 2ARatifiedMay 17, 2004
Pentachlorobenzene, which has the molecular formula C6HCl5608-93-5Part 3ARatifiedApril 4, 2011
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2BRatifiedApril 4, 2011
Endosulfan115-29-7Part 2ANot Ratified 


Table 5: Substances listed to the Export Control List that are also listed to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention

Note: In the case of a discrepancy between this table and Annexes III as maintained by the Secretariat of the Rotterdam Convention, the information maintained by the Secretariat shall prevail.

Last updated: January 28, 2015

Table 5: Substances listed to the Export Control List that are also listed to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention
Substance NameCAS Registry NumberExport Control List StatusRotterdam Convention Category
Alpha-HCH319-84-6Part 1Pesticide (as HCH (mixed isomers))
Beta-HCH319-85-7Part 1Pesticide (as HCH (mixed isomers))
Phosphamidon (2-chloro-2-diethylcarbamoyl-1-methylvinyl dimethyl phosphate)13171-21-6Part 1Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Polybrominated biphenyls that have the molecular formula C12H(10-n)Brn in which "n" is greater than 2 Part 1Industrial
Polychlorinated terphenyls that have the molecular formula C18H(14-n)Cln in which "n" is greater than 2 Part 1Industrial
Azinphos-methyl86-50-0Part 1Pesticide
Toxaphene8001-35-2Part 1Pesticide
2,4,5-T and its salts and esters Part 2Pesticide
Aldrin309-00-2Part 2Pesticide
Captafol2425-06-1Part 2Pesticide
Chlordane57-74-9Part 2Pesticide
Chlordimeform6164-98-3Part 2Pesticide
Chlorobenzilate510-15-6Part 2Pesticide
DDT50-29-3Part 2Pesticide
Dieldrin60-57-1Part 2Pesticide
Dinoseb and its salts and esters Part 2Pesticide
1,2-dibromoethane (EDB)106-93-4Part 2Pesticide
Fluoroacetamide640-19-7Part 2Pesticide
Heptachlor76-44-8Part 2Pesticide
Hexachlorobenzene118-74-1Part 2Pesticide
Lindane58-89-9Part 2Pesticide
Mercury compounds, including inorganic mercury compounds, alkyl mercury compounds and alkyloxyalkyl and aryl mercury compounds Part 2Pesticide
Pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters Part 2Pesticide
Monocrotophos6923-22-4Part 2Pesticide
Methamidophos (Soluble liquid formulations of the substance that exceed 600 g active ingredient/L)10265-92-6Part 2Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Emulsifiable concentrates containing methyl parathion at or above 19.5% and dusts containing methyl parathion at or above 1.5%298-00-0Part 2Severely hazardous pesticide formulation
Parathion56-38-2Part 2Pesticide
Crocidolite12001-28-4Part 2Industrial
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)1336-36-3Part 2Industrial
Tris (2,3-dibromopropyl) phosphate126-72-7Part 2Industrial
Binapacryl485-31-4Part 2Pesticide
Ethylene oxide75-21-8Part 2Pesticide
1,2-Dichloroethane107-06-2Part 2Pesticide
Dinitro-ortho-cresol (DNOC) and its salts534-52-1
2980-64-5
5787-96-2
2312-76-7
Part 2Pesticide

All tributyltin compounds including:

  • Tributyltin oxide
  • Tributyltin fluoride
  • Tributyltin methacrylate
  • Tributyltin benzoate
  • Tributyltin chloride
  • Tributyltin linoleate
  • Tributyltin naphthenate

 

56-35-9
1983-10-4
2155-70-6
4342-36-3
1461-22-9
24124-25-2
85409-17-2

 

Part 2

 

Pesticide

Dustable powder formulations containing a combination of benomyl at or above 7%, carbofuran at or above 10%, and thiram at or above 15%17804-35-2
1563-66-2
137-26-8
Part 2Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulation
Tetraethyl lead78-00-2Part 2Industrial
Tetramethyl lead75-74-1Part 2Industrial
Endosulfan115-29-7Part 2Pesticide
Perfluorooctane sulfonates, perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonyls1763-23-1
2795-39-3
29457-72-5
29081-56-9
70225-14-8
56773-42-3
251099-16-8
4151-50-2
31506-32-8
1691-99-2
24448-09-7
307-35-7
Part 2Industrial
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