Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations (SOR/2018-196)

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These regulations prohibit the import, sale and use of asbestos and the manufacture, import, sale and use of products containing asbestos in Canada, with a limited number of exclusions. In addition, related amendments to the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations prohibit the export of all forms of asbestos with a limited number of exceptions. These regulations come into force on December 30, 2018.

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These regulations prohibit the import, sale and use of asbestos and the manufacture, import, sale and use of products containing asbestos in Canada, with a limited number of exclusions. In addition, related amendments to the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations prohibit the export of all forms of asbestos with a limited number of exceptions. These regulations come into force on December 30, 2018.

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Regulations are current to 2018-10-03.

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These regulations prohibit the import, sale and use of asbestos and the manufacture, import, sale and use of products containing asbestos in Canada, with a limited number of exclusions. In addition, related amendments to the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations prohibit the export of all forms of asbestos with a limited number of exceptions. These regulations come into force on December 30, 2018.

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