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

Tables 1 to 5

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: July 20, 2016

Table 1: Specific exemptions and acceptable purposes claimed by parties to the Stockholm Convention for substances listed on Annex A or Annex B
SubstanceChemical Abstract Service (CAS) Registry numberExport Control ListAnnexParties claiming exemption or purposeSpecific exemption (SE) / Acceptable purpose (AP)
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 2ANo specific exemptions registered 
Chlordane57-74-9Part 2AAll specific exemptions have expired 
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)50-29-3Part 2BBotswanaAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BEritreaAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BEthiopiaAP: Use/Production – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BIndiaAP: Use/production – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMadagascarAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMarshall IslandsAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMauritiusAP: Use – residual insecticide at the port and airport
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMoroccoAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BMozambiqueAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BNamibiaAP: Use/production – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BSenegalAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BSouth AfricaAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BSwazilandAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BUgandaAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BVenezuelaAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BRepublic of YemenAP: Use – disease vector control
DDT50-29-3Part 2BZambiaAP: Use – disease vector control
Dieldrin60-57-1Part 2ANo specific exemptions registered 
Heptachlor76-44-8Part 2ANo specific exemptions registered 
Hexachlorobenzene118-74-1Part 2ANo specific exemptions registered 
Lindane58-89-9Part 2AChina (applicable to Hong Kong and Macao)SE: Adjuvant therapeutic drug to control head lice and to treat scabies
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)1336-36-3Part 2ANone 
Pentachlorobenzene, which has the molecular formula C6HCl5608-93-5Part 3ANone 
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 2BBrazil
AP:
  • Insect baits for control of leaf-cutting ants from Atta spp. and Acromyrmex spp.
SE:
  • Metal plating (hard metal plating)
  • Metal plating (decorative plating)
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 2BCambodia
AP:
  • 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 2BCanada
AP:
  • 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 (applicable to Hong Kong and Macao)
AP:
  • 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
  • Certain medical devices (such as ethylene tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE) layers and radio-opaque ETFE production, in-vitro diagnostic medical devices, and CCD colour filters)
  • Fire-fighting foam
SE:
  • 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
AP:
  • 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
AP:
  • 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 2BJapan
AP:
  • 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 2BRepublic of Korea
SE:
  • 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 2BNorway
AP:
  • 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
AP:
  • 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 (phase out by 2018)
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 2BTurkey
AP:
  • 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 2BVietnam
AP:
  • 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
  • Certain medical devices (such as ethylene tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE) layers and radio-opaque ETFE production, in-vitro diagnostic medical devices, and CCD colour filters)
  • Fire-fighting foam
  • Insect 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 2BZambia
AP:
  • 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: July 20, 2016

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: July 20, 2016

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: July 20, 2016

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

 


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: July 20, 2016

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 hexachlorocyclohexane (Alpha-HCH)319-84-6Part 1Pesticide (as hexachlorocyclohexane [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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