PCB Regulations (SOR/2008-273)

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These regulations prohibit the release, manufacture, processing, use, import, export, offer for sale and sale of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and products that contain certain concentrations of PCBs. They also have requirements for PCB storage, labelling, reporting and destruction.

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These regulations prohibit the release, manufacture, processing, use, import, export, offer for sale and sale of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and products that contain certain concentrations of PCBs. They also have requirements for PCB storage, labelling, reporting and destruction.

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Regulations are current to 2017-11-06 and last amended on 2015-01-01. Previous Versions

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These regulations prohibit the release, manufacture, processing, use, import, export, offer for sale and sale of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and products that contain certain concentrations of PCBs. They also have requirements for PCB storage, labelling, reporting and destruction.

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Canada Gazette Part II

  • : Vol.142,No.19, PDF (4.05 MB, go to page 198)

Canada Gazette Part I

  • : Vol.140,No.44, PDF (1.26 MB, go to page 47)

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