Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations

Version of section 42 from 2016-12-30 to 2018-04-15:


Marginal note:Products containing 2 kg or less of HCFCs

  •  (1) It is prohibited for any person to import a pressurized container that contains 2 kg or less of an HCFC set out in Table 3 of Schedule 1.

  • Marginal note:Exception — miscellaneous products

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to pressurized containers containing

    • (a) a mould release agent used in the manufacture of plastic and elastomeric materials;

    • (b) a spinneret lubricant or cleaning agent used in the manufacture of synthetic fibres;

    • (c) a document preservation agent;

    • (d) a fire-extinguishing agents used in equipment for non-residential applications;

    • (e) a wasp or hornet agent;

    • (f) a rigid foam product;

    • (g) refrigerant 412A (HCFC-22/HCFC-142b/octafluoropropane); or

    • (h) refrigerant 509A (HCFC-22/octafluoropropane).

  • Marginal note:Exception — health care products and laboratory or analytical use

    (3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a pressurized container containing a product that is intended

    • (a) for use in animal or human health care, including a bronchial dilator, inhalable steroid, topical anaesthetic and veterinary wound powder spray; or

    • (b) for a laboratory or analytical use.

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