Bisphenol A: Pollution Prevention Planning Notice

Published April 14, 2012, the Notice outlines the requirements to prepare an implement pollution prevention (P2) plans.

  • Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Saturday, April 14 2012; Vol. 146, No. 15, Supplement)

Does this Notice apply to you?

This Notice applies to owners or operators of industrial facilities that:

  • manufacture bisphenol A in a quantity greater than 100 kg per calendar year and, as a result of manufacture, the effluent at the final discharge point of the facility contains bisphenol A;
  • use bisphenol A in a quantity greater than 100 kg per calendar year and, as a result of use, the effluent at the final discharge point of the facility contains bisphenol A; or
  • use a mixture containing bisphenol A in a quantity greater than 100 kg per calendar year and, as a result of use, the effluent at the final discharge point of the facility contains bisphenol A.

What you need to do

Prepare a P2 plan

You must prepare a P2 plan by December 31, 2012.

Implement a P2 plan

You must implement a P2 plan by December 31, 2016.

Submit reports

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

Reporting deadlines
Type of reportsDeadline
Schedule 1: Declaration of PreparationJanuary 30, 2013
Schedule 4: Interim progress reports no. 1 to 3annually from January 30, 2014 to January 30, 2016
Schedule 5: Declaration of ImplementationJanuary 30, 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:
Products Division
Telephone: 1-888-391-3426
Email:  ec.produits-products.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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