Current Regulations

Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations (SOR/2016-137)

The Regulations repeal and replace the Ozone-depleting Substances Regulations, 1998 (ODSR). They add new regulatory requirements to allow Canada to meet its international commitments, and they consolidate the five previous amendments to the ODSR.

Contact Information:

Industrial sectors, Chemicals and Waste Directorate
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard 11th floor
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 819-938-4228
Fax number: 819-938-4218
Email address:

Information to Help in Complying with the Regulations:

The contents of regulations and other regulatory instruments can be confusing for those who are not skilled in reading legal documents, or who may have difficulty understanding technical content. To help regulatees comply with regulatory requirements, materials that present legal or technical content in a more easily understandable format are provided. See "Other Useful Links" below.

Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 1: 2015-03-21 Vol. 149, No. 12
Part 2: 2016-06-29 Vol. 150, No. 13

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