Siloxane D4 in industrial effluents: P2 Notice overview

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

  • For a facility subject to the notice on the date of publication, you must prepare a P2 plan by June 1, 2013
  • For a facility subject to the notice after the date of publication, you must prepare a P2 plan within 12 months from becoming subject

Implement a P2 plan

  • For a facility subject to the notice on the date of publication, you must implement a P2 plan by June 1, 2017
  • For a facility subject to the notice after the date of publication, you must implement a P2 plan no later than 48 months from becoming subject

Submit reports

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

Reporting deadlines1
Type of reportsDeadline1
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

Table notes

1 Note that the deadlines apply to a facility that becomes subject to the notice on the date of publication.

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
Email: ec.pgpc-dppc-cmp-cpd.ec@canada.ca

For inquiries regarding reporting and P2 practices, please contact:
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
Telephone: 1-844-580-3637
Email: ec.planp2-p2plan.ec@canada.ca

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