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Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (SOR/2012-285)

Regulations are current to 2024-04-01 and last amended on 2021-03-18. Previous Versions

Presentation of Information

Marginal note:Certification

  •  (1) Any information or an application for a permit required to be submitted to the Minister under these Regulations must bear the signature of the interested person or their authorized representative and be accompanied by a certification dated and signed by the interested person or the person authorized to act on their behalf, stating that the information is accurate and complete.

  • Marginal note:Writing or electronic format

    (2) The information, application for a permit and certification may be submitted either in writing or in an electronic format that is compatible with the one that is used by the Minister.

Record Keeping

Marginal note:Records

  •  (1) Every person that submits information to the Minister under these Regulations must keep a record containing a copy of that information, a copy of the certification and any documents supporting the information, including test data if applicable, for a period of at least five years beginning on the date of the submission of the information.

  • Marginal note:Location

    (2) The records must be kept at the person’s principal place of business in Canada or, on notification to the Minister, at any other place in Canada where the records can be inspected.

  • Marginal note:Records moved

    (3) If the records are moved, the person must notify the Minister, in writing, of the civic address of the new location within 30 days after the day of the move.

  • SOR/2016-252, s. 11


Marginal note:Activities prohibited under repealed regulations

 A permit must not be obtained under these Regulations for an activity that is prohibited under the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2005, the Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and its Salts and Certain Other Compounds Regulations or the Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers Regulations.

  • SOR/2016-252, s. 12



Coming into Force

Marginal note:Three months after registration

 These Regulations come into force three months after the day on which they are registered.


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