Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations guidance document: export permit application

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Part 1: general information


Name of exporter: __________
Name of duly authorized representative: __________
Address: __________
Telephone number: __________
Fax number: __________
Email address: __________


Name of importer: __________
Address: __________
Telephone number: __________
Fax number: __________
Email address: __________

Part 2: identification of the substance or the product that contains the substance

  1. Name of substance as it appears on the Export Control List: _______
  2. Common name, if known: _______
  3. Trade name, if known: _______
  4. CAS registry number: _______
  5. Commodity code of the substance that is obtained from the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System: _______

Part 3: export information

  1. Country of destination: _______
  2. Expected date of export: _______
  3. Estimated quantity of the substance to be exported: ___ kg
  4. Purpose of export:
        [  ] Destruction
        [  ] Industrial chemical use
        [  ] Pesticidal use
        [  ] Other use: _______
  5. If the substance is contained in a product indicate:
    1. the name of the product: _______
    2. the concentration of the substance in the product: _______
  6. List the customs office through which the export is expected to exit Canada, if known: _______
  7. List any countries through which the substance will transit, if known: _______
  8. Proposed number of exports for the calendar year, if known: _______

You must attach the Safety Data Sheet for the substance being exported, or if applicable, for the product that contains the substance.

Attach supplementary sheets as necessary.

Send the application by email, facsimile or by mail to:

Export Controls Program
Chemical Production Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 Saint-Joseph Blvd 19th floor
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H3
Facsimile: 819-938-4218
Email: sec-ecs@ec.gc.ca

Subsection 5.3(4) and section 10 of the regulations set out exports that require the exporter to hold a valid export permit issued under the regulations. A copy of the permit must be included with these exports in addition to the labelling and safety data sheet prescribed by sections 21 and 22 of the regulations.

A minimum of 15 days (7 days if the person holds a permit to export the substance issued under paragraph 185(1)(b) of the act) prior notice of export is mandatory under section 5 of the regulations for all exports, including those requiring an export permit.

Part 4: declaration

I understand that I, as the exporter, assume full responsibility for the removal of the substance from the country of destination and any related costs, including the transportation, care, control and storage of the substance, in the event that the exported substance is in contravention of any conditions set out in the export permit or if the export takes place after the export permit has expired or has been cancelled.

I declare that the information provided in this application is accurate and complete.  I understand that information in this application may be released to the country of destination.

Name of exporter or duly authorized representative (please print)





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