Chemical Industry

The chemical industry manufactures a diverse range of materials and products. Although some materials are used as ingredients for chemical products which are purchased directly by the consumer, the principle activity of this industry sector involves the chemical change of basic hydrocarbon and mineral resources into materials and products which are purchased directly by other industries. During the manufacturing process there is potential for chemical products and by-products to enter the environment

Substance(s) Managed Under this Source

Risk Management Tool(s)

Tool(s) developed to manage risks associated with releases:


Email address:
Fax number: (819) 994-0007

Chemicals Management Division
Environment Canada
Fontaine Building
200 Sacré Coeur Blvd.
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3