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New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms) (SOR/2005-248)

Regulations are current to 2021-11-17 and last amended on 2018-02-02. Previous Versions

Retention of Information

Marginal note:Five years

 A person who is required to provide information to the Minister under these Regulations must keep a copy of that information and any supporting data at the person’s principal place of business in Canada or at the principal place of business in Canada of a representative of that person. The information and the supporting data must be kept for a period of five years after the year in which the information is provided.

Administrative Requirements

Marginal note:Information and certification

  •  (1) Any information to be provided to the Minister under these Regulations must include

    • (a) the name, civic and postal addresses and telephone number, as well as the fax number and e-mail address, if any, of the manufacturer or importer of the organism;

    • (b) the name, title, civic and postal addresses and telephone number, as well as the fax number and e-mail address, if any, of the person authorized to act on behalf of the manufacturer or importer of the organism, if any;

    • (c) the name, civic and postal addresses and telephone number, as well as the fax number and e-mail address, if any, of the head of the quality assurance unit of every laboratory that developed test data included in the information;

    • (d) an indication of whether the organism will be manufactured in or imported into Canada and the civic address of the site of manufacture in Canada of the organism or, if known, the port of entry into Canada of the organism, as the case may be; and

    • (e) a certification that the information is accurate and complete, dated and signed by the manufacturer or importer if they are resident in Canada or, if not, the person authorized to act on their behalf.

  • Marginal note:Recipient

    (2) Two copies of any information provided under these Regulations must be sent in English or French to the Minister, care of the Substances Management Coordinator, Department of the Environment, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3.

  • Marginal note:Agent

    (3) If a person that provides the information under these Regulations is not resident in Canada, they must identify, under paragraph (1)(b), a person resident in Canada that is authorized to act on their behalf to whom any notice or correspondence may be sent and that is required to keep the information and any supporting data under section 7.

  • SOR/2018-11, s. 37

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day on which the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) come into force.

 
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