Current Regulations

Masked Name Regulations (SOR/94-261)

The Masked Name Regulations establish criteria to conceal the explicit chemical or biological name of a substance by replacing a single distinctive element of the name with a non-descriptive term in order to prevent the disclosure of confidential business information.

Contact Information:

New Substances Notification Information Line
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Ottawa, ON  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-938-3232 / 1-800-567-1999 (Canada)
Fax number: 819-953-7155
Email address:

Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 2: N/A Vol. 136, No. 39

Regulatory Text in HTML and PDF:

  • Masked Name Regulations
    Link to Department of Justice Web Site for "Masked Name Regulations" - includes the consolidated regulations which reflects amendments


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