Chromium Electroplating, Chromium Anodizing and Reverse Etching Regulations (SOR/2009-162)

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These regulations apply to facilities using chromium trioxide.  They limit the release of hexavalent chromium compounds from tanks holding a solution containing an HVC compound used for chromium electroplating, chromium anodizing or reverse etching.

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National Chromium Coordinator, Chemical Production Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Boulevard 11th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
Fax: 819-938-4218
Email: EC.Chrome-Chromium.EC@Canada.ca
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These regulations apply to facilities using chromium trioxide.  They limit the release of hexavalent chromium compounds from tanks holding a solution containing an HVC compound used for chromium electroplating, chromium anodizing or reverse etching.

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Regulations are current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2009-07-04. Previous Versions

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These regulations apply to facilities using chromium trioxide.  They limit the release of hexavalent chromium compounds from tanks holding a solution containing an HVC compound used for chromium electroplating, chromium anodizing or reverse etching.

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Canada Gazette Part II

  • : Vol.143,No.13, PDF

Canada Gazette Part I

  • : Vol.138,No.45, PDF (1.16 MB, go to page 50)

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