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PCB Regulations (SOR/2008-273)

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Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2015-01-01. Previous Versions

PART 4Labelling, Reports and Records (continued)

[SOR/2011-301, s. 5(F)]

Reports (continued)

Marginal note:Research

 The person who offers for sale, sells, processes or uses PCBs or products containing PCBs for the purpose of research in accordance with section 8 shall prepare a report that is current to December 31 in each calendar year in which the person offers for sale, sells, processes or uses those PCBs or products and that contains the following information:

  • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses, telephone number, fax number, if any, and e-mail address, if any, of the person and of any person authorized to act on that person’s behalf;

  • (b) an indication of whether the person offers for sale, sells, processes or uses the PCBs or products;

  • (c) the quantity of the PCBs or of the products containing PCBs that are offered for sale, sold, processed or used in that calendar year; and

  • (d) a certification that the information is accurate and complete and that is dated and signed by the person or by a person authorized to act on their behalf.

Marginal note:Colouring pigment

 The person who manufactures, exports or imports colouring pigment in accordance with section 11 shall prepare a report that is current to December 31 in each calendar year in which the person manufactures, imports or exports the colouring pigment and that contains the following information:

  • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses, telephone number, fax number, if any, and e-mail address, if any, of the person and of any person authorized to act on that person’s behalf;

  • (b) an indication of whether the person manufactures, exports or imports colouring pigment;

  • (c) the quantity of colouring pigment, expressed in kilograms, the maximum concentration of PCBs in the colouring pigment, expressed in mg/kg, and the average annual concentration of PCBs in the colouring pigment, expressed in mg/kg, that is manufactured, imported or exported in that calendar year;

  • (d) in the case of importing, the name, telephone number and civic and mailing addresses of the person from whom the colouring pigment is imported and, in the case of exporting, the name, telephone number and civic and mailing addresses of the person to whom the colouring pigment is exported; and

  • (e) a certification that the information is accurate and complete and that is dated and signed by the person or by a person authorized to act on their behalf.

Marginal note:Solid products containing PCBs

 The person who manufactures solid products containing PCBs in accordance with section 13 shall prepare a report that is current to December 31 in each calendar year in which the person manufactures the products and that contains the following information:

  • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses, telephone number, fax number, if any, and e-mail address, if any, of the person and of any person authorized to act on that person’s behalf;

  • (b) the quantity of solid products manufactured in that calendar year, expressed in kilograms, and the maximum concentration and average concentration of PCBs in the solid products, expressed in mg/kg, for that calendar year;

  • (c) the name, telephone number and civic and mailing addresses of the person to whom the manufacturer sells the products; and

  • (d) a certification that the information is accurate and complete and that is dated and signed by the person or by a person authorized to act on their behalf.

Marginal note:Stored PCBs or products — PCB concentration of 50 mg/kg or more

 The person who owns and stores PCBs or products containing PCBs in a concentration of 50 mg/kg or more, other than the equipment and liquids referred to in section 33, and the owner of a facility who stores PCBs or products containing PCBs in a concentration of 50 mg/kg or more, other than the person referred to in section 38, shall each prepare a report that is current to December 31 in each calendar year in which the person stores the PCBs or products at their PCB storage site and that contains the following information:

  • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses, telephone number, fax number, if any, and e-mail address, if any, of the owner and of any person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;

  • (b) the civic addresses of the PCB storage sites where the PCBs or products are located, or if there is no civic address, their location using the owner’s site identification system;

  • (c) the quantity of liquids containing PCBs in the products, expressed in litres, and the quantity of solids containing PCBs in the products, expressed in kilograms, and the concentration of PCBs in the liquids and the solids, expressed in mg/kg

    • (i) that are stored on December 31 at the person’s PCB storage site,

    • (ii) that are sent, in that calendar year, to an authorized facility that is a transfer site,

    • (iii) that are sent, in that calendar year, to an authorized facility that is authorized to destroy them, or

    • (iv) that are destroyed in that calendar year; and

  • (d) a certification that the information is accurate and complete and that is dated and signed by the owner of the PCBs or products containing PCBs or by a person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

  • SOR/2010-57, s. 15

Marginal note:Stored PCBs or products — transfer site or destruction facility

 The owner of an authorized facility that is a transfer site or that is authorized to destroy PCBs or products containing PCBs and who stores them at their PCB storage site, other than the owner referred to in section 37, shall prepare a report that is current to December 31 in each calendar year and that contains the following information:

  • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses, telephone number, fax number, if any, and e-mail address, if any, of the owner and of any person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;

  • (b) the civic addresses of the sites where the PCBs or products containing PCBs are stored, or if there is no civic address, the location of the sites using the owner’s site identification system;

  • (c) the quantity of liquids containing PCBs in the products, expressed in litres, or the quantity of solids containing PCBs in the products, expressed in kilograms, and the concentration of the PCBs in the liquids and the solids, expressed in mg/kg

    • (i) that are stored on December 31 at the owner’s PCB storage site,

    • (ii) that are sent, in that calendar year, to an authorized facility that is a transfer site,

    • (iii) that are sent, in that calendar year, to an authorized facility that is authorized to destroy them, or

    • (iv) that are destroyed in that calendar year; and

  • (d) a certification that the information is accurate and complete and that is dated and signed by the owner of the authorized facility or by a person authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

Marginal note:Date of submission of report

  •  (1) The person who is required to prepare a report in accordance with subsection 33(1), (2) or (4) or with any of sections 34 to 38 shall submit it to the Minister on or before March 31 of the calendar year following the calendar year for which the report is made.

  • Marginal note:Report made under subsection 33(3)

    (2) The person who is required to prepare a report in accordance with subsection 33(3) shall submit it to the Minister

    • (a) on or before March 31, 2010 for reports that are current to December 31 of the year that these Regulations come into force up to the year 2009;

    • (b) on or before March 31, 2014 for reports that are current to December 31 of each of the years 2010 to 2013;

    • (c) on or before March 31, 2018 for reports that are current to December 31 of each of the years 2014 to 2017;

    • (d) on or before March 31, 2022 for reports that are current to December 31 of each of the years 2018 to 2021;

    • (e) on or before March 31, 2026 for reports that are current to December 31 of each of the years 2022 to 2025;

    • (f) on or before March 31, 2027 for reports that are current to December 31 of the year 2026; and

    • (g) on or before March 31, 2030 for reports that are current to December 31 of each of the years 2027 to 2029.

  • SOR/2010-57, s. 16(F)
  • SOR/2014-75, s. 8

Marginal note:Release into the environment

  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 95(1)(a) of the Act, where there occurs or is a likelihood of a release into the environment of PCBs in contravention of section 5, the person who is designated to be provided with a written report is the Regional Director, Environmental Enforcement Division, Enforcement Branch of the Department of the Environment in the region where the release occurs or is likely to occur.

  • Marginal note:Contents

    (2) The report shall include the following information:

    • (a) the name, civic and mailing addresses and telephone number of the person who owns or has the charge, management or control of the PCBs that are released into the environment;

    • (b) the date, time and location of the release;

    • (c) a description of the source of the release; and

    • (d) the quantity of liquids containing PCBs released, expressed in litres, the quantity of solids containing PCBs released, expressed in kilograms, and the concentration of PCBs in the liquids and the solids that are released, expressed in mg/kg.

  • SOR/2010-57, s. 17
 
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