Current Regulations

Persistence and Bioaccumulation Regulations (SOR/2000-107)

The Persistence and Bioaccumulation Regulations set the criteria which will be used to determine if a substance is persistent or bioaccumulative under certain sections of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. These criteria are those in the Toxic Substances Management Policy adopted, in 1995, by the Federal Government.

Contact Information:

New Substances Notification Information Line
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
Phone number: 1-800-567-1999 (au Canada) ou 819-938-3232
Fax number: 819-938-3231
Email address:

Publication Information:

Canada Gazette Date published Volume and number
Part 1: 1999-12-11 Vol. 133, No. 50
Part 2: 2000-03-29 Vol. 134, No. 07

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