Management of toxic substances: wood preservation sector

The production of treated wood products consists in pressure treating wood products with wood preservatives (pesticides) to increase the useful life of products. Pesticides used by wood preservation facilities are governed by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada. 

Substance(s) Managed Under this Sector

Risk Management Tool(s)

Tool(s) developed to manage risks associated with releases:

Related Links


Forest Products and Fisheries Act Division
Environment Canada
Place Vincent Massey
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC K1A0H3
Fax: 819-420-7384

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