Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (SOR/2012-285)The Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (hereafter referred to as the Regulations) are a multi-substance risk management instrument used to prohibit the manufacture, use, sale, offer for sale or import of certain toxic substances and products containing these substances with a number of exemptions.
The Regulations repeal and replace the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2005. The Government of Canada is proposing to amend the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012. The proposed Amendments would add five substances, namely hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), perfluorooctanoic acid, its salts, and its precursors (PFOA), long-chain perfluorocarboxylic acids, their salts, and their precursors (LC-PFCAs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), and perfluorooctane sulfonate its salts and its precursors (PFOS). Please visit the following link in order to obtain further information: Regulations Amending the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012.
Chemicals Management Division
Environmental Stewardship Branch
351 St.-Joseph Blvd, 10th Floor
Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
|Canada Gazette||Date published||Volume and number|
|Part 1:||2011-07-23||Vol. 145, No. 30|
|Part 2:||2013-01-02||Vol. 147, No. 01|
Regulatory Text in HTML and PDF:
Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012
Link to Department of Justice web site - includes the consolidated regulations which reflects amendments
Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for current regulation
PDF (6.29 MB, go to page 30)
- PDF (6.29 MB, go to page 30)
Full text of proposed regulation (includes Regulatory Impact Analysis)
PDF (2.13 MB, go to page 138)
- PDF (2.13 MB, go to page 138)
- Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2005 (SOR/2005-41) - Repealed
Other Useful Links:
Benzenamine, N-phenyl-, Reaction Products with Styrene and 2,4,4-Trimethylpentene (BNST)
Polychlorinated Naphatlenes (PCNs)
Short-Chain Chlorinated Alkanes
For the Regulations, compliance-related materials include:
a) Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 Fact Sheet
b) Do You Work in a Laboratory?
c) Schedule 3: Information Related to the Use of Certain Toxic Substances in a Laboratory for Analysis, in Scientific Research or as a Laboratory Analytical Standard
d) Schedule 4: Information to be Contained in an Application for a Permit or an Application for renewal of a Permit
e) Schedule 5: Information Relating to the Manufacture or Import of a Toxic Substances or the Import of a Product containing it
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