PCB Regulations

Version of section 29 from 2008-09-05 to 2010-03-10:


Marginal note:Equipment and liquids used for their servicing

  •  (1) The owner of equipment referred to in section 16, other than equipment for which an extension has been applied for under section 17, or of a liquid used in its servicing referred to in subsection 15(2) shall affix a label in a readily visible location on the equipment or on the container of the liquid, no later than 30 days after the day on which it ceases to be used.

  • Marginal note:Equipment for which extension applied for

    (2) The owner of equipment for which an extension has been applied under section 17 shall affix a label in a readily visible location on the equipment.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) equipment or containers of liquids that bear a label on the day on which these Regulations come into force that indicates the presence of PCBs; and

    • (b) equipment that is too small, including light ballasts, to bear the label referred to in subsection (4), until the day on which they cease to be used and are placed in a container that bears the label.

  • Marginal note:Description

    (4) The label must

    • (a) state “ATTENTION — contains 50 mg/kg or more of PCBs / contient 50 mg/kg ou plus de BPC” in black lettering on a white background, in a font size of no less than 36 points;

    • (b) measure at least 150 mm by 150 mm or at least 76 mm by 76 mm in the case of capacitors; and

    • (c) in the case of equipment for which an extension is applied for under section 17, state a unique identification number.

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