Siloxane D4: Pollution Prevention Planning Notice

Published June 2, 2012, the Notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention (P2) plans.

  • Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Saturday, June 2, 2012; Vol. 146, No. 22, Supplement)

Does this Notice apply to you?

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.

What you need to do

Prepare a P2 plan

You must prepare a P2 plan by June 1, 2013.

Implement a P2 plan

You must implement a P2 plan by June 1, 2017.

Submit reports

You must complete and submit reports to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Reporting deadlines
Type of reportsDeadline
Schedule 1: Declaration of PreparationJuly 1, 2013
Schedule 4: Interim Progress Reports no. 1 to 3annually July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2016
Schedule 5: Declaration of ImplementationJuly 1, 2017

Performance results

P2 notice toolkit

Background information

Contact Environment and Climate Change Canada

For all technical inquiries regarding the content of this notice, please contact:
Chemical Production Division
Telephone: 819-938-4487

For inquiries regarding reporting and P2 practices, please contact:
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
Telephone: 1-844-580-3637

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