Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations
Use of processed asbestos fibres, product(s) containing processed asbestos fibres or consumer product(s) containing asbestos in greater than trace amounts to protect the environment or human health [PDF - 218 KB]
Please use the PDF version to complete your permit application. The HTML versions are provided for on-line reading purposes only.
You may complete your permit application electronically, or you may print it and complete the fields by hand. All permit applications require a signature.
Permit applications should be submitted by mail or email to:
Chemicals Management Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Blvd, 10th floor
Gatineau QC K1A 0H3
The Minister must refuse a permit if:
- there are reasonable grounds to believe that the applicant has provided false or misleading information, or
- information required in the regulations has not been submitted or is insufficient
Section 17 of the regulations
Permit application: Use of processed asbestos fibres, product(s) containing processed asbestos fibres or consumer product(s) containing asbestos in greater than trace amounts to protect the environment or human health
Section 1: information respecting the applicant
Civic address in Canada:
Section 2: information respecting the individual who is authorized to act for the applicant
Civic address in Canada:
Section 3: information respecting the processed asbestos fibres, product(s) containing processed asbestos fibres, or consumer product(s) containing asbestos in greater than trace amounts
If the permit application relates to processed asbestos fibres:
Form and CAS RN:
Asbestos (if form is unknown) CAS RN 1332-21-4
Chrysotile CAS RN 12001-29-5
Amosite CAS RN 12172-73-5
Crocidolite CAS RN 12001-28-4
Anthophyllite CAS RN 77536-67-5
Tremolite CAS RN 77536-68-6
Actinolite CAS RN 77536-66-4
Purpose for which the processed asbestos fibres are to be used:
If the permit application relates to product(s) containing processed asbestos fibres or consumer product(s) containing asbestos in greater than trace amounts:
Name of product:
Description of the product:
Estimated concentration of asbestos:
Estimated mass of asbestos:
Estimated number of products:
Purpose for which the product is to be used:
Rows can be added if required
Section 4: additional information
The following must be attached to this application:
[ ] Evidence demonstrating that the use of the processed asbestos fibres or the product, for the purpose specified in section 3 of this permit application, will protect the environment or human health;
[ ] Evidence demonstrating that no technically or economically feasible asbestos-free alternative could be used to achieve the purpose for which the permit is sought;
Section 5: statement
Check the box where appropriate:
[ ] An asbestos management plan that meets the requirement of Schedule 1 of the regulations has been implemented.
Section 6: request for confidentiality
Indicate if you are requesting confidentiality under section 313 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA).
[ ] Pursuant to section 313 of the CEPA, I request that the following parts of the information I am submitting will be treated as confidential. Please specify the parts [e.g. sections, tables] and include the reason for your request.
[ ] I do not request confidentiality for the information I am submitting and I consent to its release without restriction.
Section 7: certification
I certify that this information is accurate and complete.
Signature of the individual authorized to submit this permit application
This form is provided for information purposes only and may not include all legal requirements. If there is any inconsistency or conflict between the information contained in this document and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) and/or the Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations, the official versions of the Act and regulations take precedence. The official versions of the regulations can be found at Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations (SOR/2018-196).
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