This page has been archived on the Web

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

Part I - Canada's Draft National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention

Appendix B - Highlights of the National Inventory of PCBs in Use and PCB Wastes in Storage in Canada, 2002 Annual Report

Order the full report via e-mail.

 

2. Inventory Highlights

 

2.1 National Inventory

As of December 2002, the national inventory of PCBs in use and in storage was as shown in Tables 1-3.

Table 1: National Inventory of In-use and Waste Askarels
ItemIn-use askarels
(net weight, tonnes)
Waste askarels (storage)
(gross weight, tonnes)
Transformers
6 531
7 115
Capacitors
1 345
2 078
Other equipment
44
92
Bulk storage
N/A
752
Total
7 920
10 037


Table 2: National Inventory of In-use and Waste Mineral Oil
ItemIn-use mineral oil
(net weight, tonnes)
Waste mineral oil (storage)
(net weight, tonnes)
Transformers
1 651
237
Capacitors
N/A
N/A
Other equipment
76
22
Bulk storage
N/A
1 191
Total
1 727
1 450


Table 3: National Inventory of Other Stored Wastes
ItemOther stored wastes
(gross weight, tonnes)
Soil
82 331
Fluorescent light ballasts
1 755
Drained equipment
1 598
Other wastes
2 019
Total
87 703
Back to top

 

2.2 Federal Inventory

As of December 2002, the federal inventory of PCBs in use and in storage was as shown in Tables 4-6.

Table 4: Federal Inventory of In-use and Waste Askarels
ItemIn-use askarels
(net weight, tonnes)
Waste askarels (storage)
(gross weight, tonnes)
Transformers
424
79
Capacitors
32
374
Other equipment
14
8
Bulk storage
N/A
22
Total
470
483


Table 5: Federal Inventory of In-use and Waste Mineral Oil
ItemIn-use mineral oil
(net weight, tonnes)
Waste mineral oil (storage)
(net weight, tonnes)
Transformers
98
16
Capacitors
N/A
N/A
Other equipment
0
2
Bulk storage
N/A
2
Total
98
20



Table 6: Federal Inventory of Other Stored Wastes
ItemOther stored wastes
(gross weight, tonnes)
Soil
144
Fluorescent light ballasts
330
Drained equipment
26
Other wastes
50
Total
550

 

2.3 Non-federal Inventory

As of December 2002, the non-federal inventory of PCBs in use and in storage was as shown in Tables 7-9.

Table 7: Non-federal Inventory of In-use and Waste Askarels
ItemIn-use askarels
(net weight, tonnes)
Waste askarels (storage)
(gross weight, tonnes)
Transformers
6 107
7 036
Capacitors
1 313
1 704
Other equipment
30
84
Bulk storage
N/A
730
Total
7 450
9 554


Table 8: Non-federal Inventory of In-use and Waste Mineral Oil
ItemIn-use mineral oil
(net weight, tonnes)
Waste mineral oil (storage)
(net weight, tonnes)
Transformers
1 553
221
Capacitors
N/A
N/A
Other equipment
76
20
Bulk storage
N/A
1 189
Total
1 629
1 430



Table 9: Non-federal Inventory of Other Stored Wastes
ItemOther stored wastes
(gross weight, tonnes)
Soil
82 187
Fluorescent light ballasts
1 425
Drained equipment
1 572
Other wastes
1 969
Total
87 153
Date modified: