Toluene diisocyanates (TDIs): P2 Notice overview

Published November 26, 2011, the Notice outlines the requirements to prepare and implement pollution prevention (P2) plans.

  • Notice (published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Saturday, November 26, 2011; Vol. 145, No. 48, Supplement)

Does this Notice apply to you?

This Notice applies to owners or operators of facilities within the polyurethane and other foam sector (except polystyrene) which, at any time, purchases, imports or uses greater than 100 kg/year of toluene diisocyanates (TDIs) and is involved in the activities specified in the Notice.

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 November 26, 2012
  • 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 November 26, 2015
  • 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 PreparationDecember 26, 2012
Schedule 4: Interim Progress Report no. 1November 26, 2013
Schedule 4: Interim Progress Report no. 2November 26, 2014
Schedule 5: Declaration of ImplementationDecember 26, 2015

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: 819-938-4209
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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