Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations

The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations (the Regulations) and the related amendments to the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations (ESECLR) were published in Canada Gazette, Part II, on October 17, 2018.

Please be advised that the Regulations and ESECLR amendments have come into force on December 30, 2018.

Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a factsheet which provides information on the Regulations.

Should you have any questions, please contact:

Chemicals Management Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Blvd., 10th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
Email: ec.amiante-asbestos.ec@canada.ca

For further information regarding asbestos, please visit Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Web site at https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/management-toxic-substances/list-canadian-environmental-protection-act/asbestos.html