Export Control List (SOR/89-202)

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SCHEDULE(Section 2)

GROUP 1Dual Use

Goods and technology, as described in Group 1 of the Guide, the export of which Canada has agreed to control in accordance with the Wassenaar Arrangement.

GROUP 2Munitions

The following goods and technology:

  • (a) goods and technology, as described in Group 2 of the Guide, the export of which Canada has agreed to control in accordance with the Wassenaar Arrangement and the Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and other Related Materials; and

  • (b) firearms described in item 2-1.e. of the Guide.

GROUP 3Nuclear Non-proliferation

Goods and technology, as described in Group 3 of the Guide, the export of which Canada has agreed to control

  • (a) under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons that was signed by Canada at London and Washington on July 23, 1968 and at Moscow on July 29, 1968 and that came into force for Canada on March 5, 1970; and

  • (b) in accordance with the procedures referred to in the Guidelines for Nuclear Transfers (INFCIRC/254/Rev.13/Part 1), issued by the Nuclear Suppliers Group and adopted at the Plenary Meeting held from June 1 to 5, 2015.

GROUP 4Nuclear-related Dual Use

Goods and technology, as described in Group 4 of the Guide, the export of which Canada has agreed to control

  • (a) under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons that was signed by Canada at London and Washington on July 23, 1968 and at Moscow on July 29, 1968 and that came into force for Canada on March 5, 1970; and

  • (b) in accordance with the procedures referred to in the Guidelines for Transfers of Nuclear-Related Dual-Use Equipment, Materials, Software, and Related Technology (INFCIRC/254/Rev.10/Part 2), issued by the Nuclear Suppliers Group and adopted at the Plenary Meeting held from June 1 to 5, 2015.

GROUP 5Miscellaneous Goods and Technology

Medical Products

Pancreas Glands

  • 5000 [Repealed, SOR/97-19, s. 1]

  • 5001 [Repealed, SOR/2011-320, s. 4]

  • 5011 [Repealed, SOR/2011-320, s. 5]

Forest Products

Logs

  • 5101 Logs of all species of wood. (All destinations)

Pulpwood

  • 5102 Pulpwood of all species of wood. (All destinations)

Red Cedar

  • 5103 Blocks, bolts, blanks, boards and any other material or product of red cedar that is suitable for use in the manufacture of shakes or shingles. (All destinations)

Softwood Lumber Products

  • 5104
    • (1) Softwood lumber products, as described in Annex 1A to the Softwood Lumber Agreement Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America, signed on September 12, 2006, as it read on October 12, 2015, excluding those that are described in paragraphs 3 to 5 of that Annex 1A. (United States)

    • (2) Paragraph 5 of that Annex 1A is to be read without reference to the requirement set out in item (e) of that paragraph.

    • (3) The references to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) tariff classifications in that Annex 1A are to be read as references to the corresponding Canadian tariff classifications set out in Annex 1B to the agreement referred to in subsection (1).

    • (4) The references to “imported”, “importer” and “importation” in that Annex 1A are to be read as “exported”, “exporter” and “exportation”, respectively, and the reference to “importés” in the French version of that Annex 1B is to be read as “exportés”.

  • 5105 [Repealed, SOR/2007-14, s. 2]

Agricultural and Food Products

Peanut Butter

  • 5201 Peanut butter that is classified under tariff item No. 2008.11.10 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the schedule to the Customs Tariff. (All destinations)

  • 5202 [Repealed, SOR/2013-12, s. 2]

Sugar-containing Products

  • 5203 Sugar-containing products that are classified under subheadings 1701.91.54, 1704.90.74, 1806.20.75, 1806.20.95, 1806.90.55, 1901.90.56, 2101.12.54, 2101.20.54, 2106.90.78 and 2106.90.95 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (1999) (United States International Trade Commission Pub. 2831, 19 U.S.C. § 1202 (1988)). (United States)

Sugars, Syrups and Molasses

  • 5204 Sugars, syrups and molasses that are classified under subheadings 1701.12.10, 1701.91.10, 1701.99.10, 1702.90.10 and 2106.90.44 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (1995) (United States International Trade Commission Pub. 2831, 19 U.S.C. § 1202 (1988)). (United States and U.S. Foreign Trade Zones)

High-Sugar-containing Products

  • 5205 High-sugar-containing products classified under subheadings ex 1302.20, ex 1806.10, ex 1806.20, ex 2101.12, ex 2101.20 and ex 2106.90 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA (Annex 5-A), containing 65 percent or more by net weight of added cane or beet sugar classified under subheadings 1701.91 to 1701.99 of Annex 5-A, for export to an EU country or other CETA beneficiary that

    • (a) originate in Canada and comply with the product description and sufficient production criteria referred to in Table A.1 of Annex 5-A;

    • (b) contain cane or beet sugar that has been refined exclusively in Canada;

    • (c) are not included in another item in this List; and

    • (d) are eligible for tariff elimination in accordance with the schedules in Annex 2-A of CETA.

Sugar Confectionery and Chocolate Preparations

  • 5206 Sugar confectionery and chocolate preparations classified under headings and subheadings 17.04, 1806.31, 1806.32 and 1806.90 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA (Annex 5-A) for export to an EU country or other CETA beneficiary that

    • (a) originate in Canada and comply with the product description and sufficient production criteria referred to in Table A.2 of Annex 5-A;

    • (b) are not included in another item in this List; and

    • (c) are eligible for tariff elimination in accordance with the schedules in Annex 2-A of CETA.

Processed Foods

  • 5207 Processed foods classified under headings and subheadings 19.01, ex 1902.11, ex 1902.19, ex 1902.20, ex 1902.30, 1904.10, 1904.20, 1904.90, 19.05, 2009.81, ex 2009.89, 2103.90, ex 2106.10 and ex 2106.90 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA (Annex 5-A) for export to an EU country or other CETA beneficiary that

    • (a) originate in Canada and comply with the product description and sufficient production criteria referred to in Table A.3 of Annex 5-A;

    • (b) are not included in another item in this List; and

    • (c) are eligible for tariff elimination in accordance with the schedules in Annex 2-A of CETA.

Dog and Cat Food

  • 5208 Dog and cat food classified under subheadings 2309.10 and ex 2309.90 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA (Annex 5-A) for export to an EU country or other CETA beneficiary that

    • (a) originates in Canada and complies with the product description and sufficient production criteria referred to in Table A.4 of Annex 5-A;

    • (b) is not included in another item in this List; and

    • (c) is eligible for tariff elimination in accordance with the schedules in Annex 2-A of CETA.

Apparel Goods

  • 5209 Apparel goods classified under headings and subheadings 6102.30, 61.04, 6108.92, 61.14, 62.01 and 62.05 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA (Annex 5-A) for export to an EU country or other CETA beneficiary that

    • (a) originate in Canada and comply with the product description and sufficient production criteria referred to in Table C.2 of Annex 5-A;

    • (b) are not included in another item in this List; and

    • (c) are eligible for tariff elimination in accordance with the schedules in Annex 2-A of CETA.

Vehicles

  • 5210 Vehicles classified under subheadings 8703.21, 8703.22, 8703.23, 8703.24, 8703.31, 8703.32, 8703.33, 8703.80 and 8703.90 of the Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 of 23 July 1987 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff, made by the European Union, for export to an EU country or other CETA beneficiary that

    • (a) originate in Canada and comply with the product description and sufficient production criteria referred to in Table D.1 of Annex 5-A to Annex 5 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures of CETA;

    • (b) are not included in another item in this List; and

    • (c) are eligible for tariff elimination in accordance with the schedules in Annex 2-A of CETA.

  • 5300 [Repealed, SOR/92-389, s. 3]

Foreign Origin Goods and Technology

United States Origin Goods and Technology

  • 5400 All goods and technology of United States origin, unless they are included elsewhere in this List, whether in bond or cleared by the Canada Border Services Agency, other than goods or technology that have been further processed or manufactured outside the United States so as to result in a substantial change in value, form or use of the goods or technology or in the production of new goods or technology. (All destinations other than the United States)

Goods and Technology in Transit

  • 5401 All goods and technology that originate outside Canada that are included in this List, whether in bond or cleared by the Canada Border Services Agency, other than goods or technology that are in transit on a through journey on a billing that originates outside Canada if the billing

    • (a) indicates that the ultimate destination of the goods or technology is a country other than Canada; (All destinations other than the United States) and

    • (b) in the case of goods or technology that are shipped from the United States, is accompanied by a certified true copy of the United States Shipper’s Export Declaration, and that Declaration does not contain terms that conflict with those of the billing and is presented to the Canada Border Services Agency. (All destinations other than the United States)

Blinding Laser Weapons

  • 5500 [Repealed, SOR/2006-16, s. 8]

  • 5501 Laser weapons that are specifically designed, as their sole combat function or as one of their combat functions, to cause permanent blindness to the naked eye or the eye with corrective eyesight devices. (All destinations)

Nuclear Fusion Reactors

  • 5502
    • (1) Subject to subitem (2), systems, equipment, material, components, software and technology for use in research, development, design, testing, demonstration or training related to nuclear fusion or the construction and operation of a nuclear fusion reactor, including

      • (a) reactor assemblies incorporating toroidal and poloidal field coils; (All destinations)

      • (b) independent electrical and magnet power supply systems; (All destinations)

      • (c) high-power microwave radio frequency systems; (All destinations) and

      • (d) feedback, control and data acquisition systems. (All destinations)

    • (2) This item does not apply to data

      • (a) that is contained in published books or periodicals or that is otherwise available to the public; or

      • (b) that has been made available without restrictions on its further dissemination.

Anti-personnel Mines

Strategic Goods and Technology

  • 5504
    • (1) In this item, development, production, software, spacecraft, technology and use have the same meaning as in the provision entitled “Definitions for Terms in Groups 1 and 2” of the Guide.

    • (2) Strategic goods and technology as follows:

      • (a) goods and technology referred to in Group 1 of the Guide as follows,

        • (i) global navigation satellite systems receiving equipment referred to in item 1-7.A.5. of the Guide, the associated software referred to in item 1-7.D. of the Guide, and the associated technology referred to in item 1-7.E. of the Guide (All destinations other than the United States), and

        • (ii) propulsion and space-related equipment referred to in items 1-9.A.4. to 1-9.A.11. of the Guide, the associated software referred to in item 1-9.D. of the Guide, and the associated technology referred to in item 1-9.E. of the Guide; (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (b) software that is specially designed or modified for the development or use of the goods or technology referred to in paragraphs (d) to (i); (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (c) technology that is specially designed or modified for the development or production of the goods or technology referred to in paragraphs (d) to (i); (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (d) payloads specially designed or modified for spacecraft, and specially designed components therefor, other than payloads or components that are referred to in Group 1 of the Guide; (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (e) ground control stations for telemetry and tracking and control of space launch vehicles or spacecraft, and specially designed components therefor; (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (f) chemiluminescent compounds specially designed or modified for military use, and specially designed components therefor; (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (g) radiation-hardened microelectronic circuits that meet or exceed all of the following, and specially designed components therefor, namely:

        • (i) a total dose of 5 × 105 Rads (SI),

        • (ii) a dose rate upset of 5 × 108 Rads (SI)/sec,

        • (iii) a neutron dose of 1 × 1014 N/cm2,

        • (iv) a single event upset of 1 × 10-7 or less error/bit/day, and

        • (v) single event latch-up free and having a dose rate latch-up of 5 × 108 Rads (SI)/sec or greater; (All destinations other than the United States)

      • (h) nuclear weapons design and test equipment, namely:

        • (i) any article, material, equipment or device which is specially designed or modified for use in the design, development or fabrication of nuclear weapons or nuclear explosive devices, (All destinations)

        • (ii) any article, material, equipment or device which is specially designed or modified for use in the devising, carrying out or evaluating of nuclear weapons tests or other nuclear explosions; (All destinations) and

      • (i) any other articles not specifically set out in paragraphs (a) to (h) or in Group 2 or Group 6 that are United States origin goods or technology, which have been determined under Parts 120 to 130 of Title 22 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations of the Code of Federal Regulations (United States) as having substantial military applicability, and which have been specially designed or modified for military purposes. (All destinations other than in the United States)

Goods and Technology for Certain Uses

  • 5505
    • (1) Goods and technology whether or not included elsewhere on the List if their properties and any information made known to the exporter by any intermediary or final consignee or from any other source would lead a reasonable person to suspect that they will be used

      • (a) in the development, production, handling, operation, maintenance, storage, detection, identification or dissemination of

        • (i) chemical or biological weapons,

        • (ii) nuclear explosive or radiological dispersal devices, or

        • (iii) materials or equipment that could be used in such weapons or devices;

      • (b) in the development, production, handling, operation, maintenance or storage of

        • (i) missiles or other systems capable of delivering chemical or biological weapons or nuclear explosive or radiological dispersal devices, or

        • (ii) materials or equipment that could be used in such missiles or systems; or

      • (c) in any facility used for any of the activities described in paragraphs (a) and (b).

    • (2) Goods and technology whether or not included elsewhere on the List if the Minister has determined, on the basis of their properties and any additional information relating to such matters as their intended end-use or the identity or conduct of their intermediary or final consignees, that they are likely to be used in the activities or facilities referred to in subitem (1).

    • (3) Subitem (1) applies to goods and technology intended for export to all destinations unless

      • (a) they are intended for end-use in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom or the United States;

      • (b) their intermediary consignees, if any, are located in those countries; and

      • (c) their final consignee is located in one of those countries.

    • (4) Subitem (2) applies to goods and technology intended for export to all destinations.

GROUP 6Missile Technology Control Regime

Goods and technology, as described in Group 6 of the Guide, the export of which Canada has agreed to control under bilateral arrangements concluded on April 7, 1987, in accordance with the Guidelines for Sensitive Missile-Relevant Transfers, issued by the Missile Technology Control Regime to control the export of missile equipment and technology referred to in the MTCR/TEM/2015/Annex of October 8, 2015 that was adopted at the Plenary Meeting held from October 5 to 9, 2015.

GROUP 7Chemical and Biological Weapons Non-proliferation

Goods and technology, as described in Group 7 of the Guide, the export of which Canada has agreed to control

  • (a) under a bilateral arrangement concluded on December 24, 1992, between Canada and the United States, this arrangement having been made in accordance with the Guidelines for Transfers of Sensitive Chemical or Biological Items, issued by the Australia Group to control the export of chemical and biological weapons the list of which was amended at the Plenary Meeting held from June 1 to 5, 2015; and

  • (b) under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, which was signed at Paris, France, on January 13, 1993.

GROUP 8[Repealed, SOR/2006-16, s. 11]

  • 8000 [Repealed, SOR/2006-16, s. 11]

  • SOR/90-168, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-440, ss. 3, 4(F), 5(E), 6(F), 7, 8(E), 9 to 11(F), 12, 13(F), 14, 15(F), 16;
  • SOR/91-98, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-491, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-658, s. 1;
  • SOR/91-662, s. 1;
  • SOR/92-389, ss. 2 to 5;
  • SOR/92-657, ss. 1(E), 2;
  • SOR/93-164, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-451, ss. 2, 3;
  • SOR/94-530, ss. 2, 3;
  • SOR/95-35, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-73, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-236, s. 1;
  • SOR/95-469, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-175, s. 1;
  • SOR/96-315, s. 1;
  • SOR/97-19, s. 1;
  • SOR/97-131, ss. 2, 3;
  • SOR/98-25, s. 1;
  • SOR/98-248, s. 2;
  • SOR/99-99, s. 1;
  • SOR/99-359, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-33, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-121, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-86, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-136, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-153, s. 1;
  • SOR/2006-16, ss. 3 to 12;
  • SOR/2006-196, s. 2;
  • SOR/2007-14, ss. 1, 2;
  • SOR/2009-128, ss. 4 to 17;
  • SOR/2011-67, s. 1;
  • SOR/2011-320, ss. 2 to 7;
  • SOR/2013-12, ss. 2 to 4;
  • SOR/2014-90, ss. 2 to 5;
  • SOR/2014-239, ss. 2 to 5;
  • SOR/2015-220, s. 1;
  • SOR/2017-139, ss. 2 to 5;
  • SOR/2017-172, s. 1.
 
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