Cyclotetrasiloxane, octamethyl- (Siloxane D4) in Industrial Effluents

Pollution Prevention Planning Notice

Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Cyclotetrasiloxane, octamethyl- (Siloxane D4) in Industrial Effluents

On June 2, 2012, the Minister of Environment published a notice under Part 4 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) requiring the preparation and implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in respect of D4 in industrial effluents. This notice applies to any person who owns or operates an industrial facility that manufactures or uses D4 or a mixture containing D4, where the total quantity of D4 used or manufactured is equal to or greater than 100 kg during a calendar year, and, as a result of manufacturing or use, the effluent at the final discharge point(s) of the facility contains D4.

This notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention plans. The schedules to be completed and submitted to the Minister within the required timelines by persons subject to the Notice have also been included.

Notice Requiring the Preparation and Implementation of Pollution Prevention Plans in Respect of Cyclotetrasiloxane, octamethyl- (Siloxane D4) in Industrial Effluents (HTML) (PDF; 6.22 MB)

Contacts

For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this notice, please contact:
Chemical Production Division
Environment Canada
Place Vincent Massey
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3
Telephone: 819-938-4246
Email: Rosemary.Leslie@ec.gc.ca

For inquiries regarding reporting and pollution prevention practices, please contact:
Environment Canada
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
c/o Innovative Measures Section
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3
Telephone: 819-420-7796
Fax: 819-420-7386
Email: LCPEPlansP2-CEPAP2Plans@ec.gc.ca

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