Bisphenol A (BPA) and BPA structural analogues and functional alternatives (BPA SAFA) Excel Reporting File (ERF)

Notice with respect to certain bisphenol A (BPA) and BPA structural analogues and functional alternatives

Published in the Canada Gazette, Part I on November 13, 2021

(BPA SAFA s71 ERF - 3.1 MB)

The Excel Reporting File has been developed to assist you in meeting the reporting requirements of the notice. Any person who is required to respond to the notice must do so no later than March 16, 2022. Please note that in the case of a discrepancy between the Excel Reporting File, the Canada Gazette notice or the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the official version of the notice and CEPA take precedence.

Submitting your response to the notice is a two-part reporting process:

  1. Download and complete the BPA and BPA structural analogues and functional alternatives Excel Reporting File above. Once completed, save it using the following file naming format “ORGANIZATION NAME BPA SAFA s71 ERF.xlsx”.
  2. Submit the saved file via Environment and Climate Change Canada's Single Window online reporting system. 
    1. Login to your account and on the Chemicals Management Plan's "Reporting Dashboard" page, select the "Chemicals Management – General" initiative. Ensure that you review the “Identification” page and on the “Substances to Report” page, select “Section 71 BPA SAFA” as the “Submission Purpose” and enter "BPA SAFA" as the “Submission Title”.
    2.  Upload the Excel Reporting File under the "General Document Upload" page prior to submitting your response.

Please refer to the “Instructions” tab of the Excel Reporting File for more detailed steps on how to upload and submit a response. 

Refer to How to report using the Single Window Information Manager: guidance for details on how to create and manage an account in the Single Window online reporting system.

To help you determine if you are subject to the notice and for assistance with completing the sections of the notice, refer to the Guidance manual for completing the notice with respect to bisphenol A (BPA) and BPA structural analogues and functional alternatives.

For general inquiries, please contact us and use the subject line "BPA SAFA Notice Inquiry".

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