PCB Regulations

Version of section 16 from 2010-03-11 to 2014-12-31:


Marginal note:Equipment referred to in subparagraphs 14(1)(d)(i) to (iii)

  •  (1) A person may use the equipment referred to in subparagraphs 14(1)(d)(i) to (iii) until the following dates if the equipment is in use on September 5, 2008:

    • (a) in the case of equipment containing PCBs in a concentration of 500 mg/kg or more, December 31, 2009; and

    • (b) in the case of equipment containing PCBs in a concentration of at least 50 mg/kg but less than 500 mg/kg,

      • (i) December 31, 2009, if the equipment is located at a drinking water treatment plant or food or feed processing plant, in a child care facility, preschool, primary school, secondary school, hospital or senior citizens’ care facility or on the property on which the plant or facility is located and within 100 m of it, and

      • (ii) December 31, 2025, if the equipment is located at any other place.

  • Marginal note:Light ballasts and pole-top electrical transformers

    (2) A person may use the following equipment containing PCBs in a concentration of 50 mg/kg or more until December 31, 2025, if the equipment is in use on September 5, 2008:

    • (a) light ballasts; and

    • (b) pole-top electrical transformers and their pole-top auxiliary electrical equipment.

  • Marginal note:Liquid — concentration of 2 mg/kg or more

    (3) A person may use a liquid containing 2 mg/kg or more of PCBs that is in equipment until the day on which the liquid is removed from the equipment.

  • SOR/2010-57, s. 19
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