Current Regulations

Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (SOR/2012-285)

These regulations prohibit the manufacture, use, sale, offer for sale or import of certain toxic substances, as well as products containing these substances, with a limited number of exemptions.

Contact Information:

Chemicals Management Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3
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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: 2011-07-23 Vol. 145, No. 30
Part 2: 2013-01-02 Vol. 147, No. 01

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