New substances: living organisms advisory notes

Advisory notes have been prepared to clarify certain aspects of the New Substances Notification Program for the benefit of individuals responsible for complying with the New Substances Notification Regulations (NSNR).

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Telephone : 1-800-567-1999 (toll-free within Canada) or 1-819-938-3232 (outside of Canada)
Email: substances@ec.gc.ca

Advisory notes by year
2020 2016 2015 2010 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 2000

2020

2016

2015

2010

June

  • New Substances Program Advisory Note 2010-02 - Research and Development Exemption for Organisms other than Micro-organisms: Guidance concerning the application of subsection 2(4) of the New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms)

2007

July

  • New Substances Program Advisory Note 2007-07 - Streamlining the notification process for naturally occurring micro-organisms with a low hazard potential

May

  • Fact Sheet in regards to Products Containing Living Micro-Organisms

2006

November

  • New Substances Program Advisory Note 2006-05 - Updates to the Guidelines for the Notification and Testing of New Substances: Organisms
    • New Substances Notification Reporting Form for Organisms other than Micro-organisms, and a New Substances Notification Reporting Form for Micro-organisms
  • Advisory Note DFO 2006-01 - Importing or Manufacturing Aquatic Organisms that are Animate Products of Biotechnology

2005

February

  • New Substances Program Advisory Note 2005-02 - Publication in the Canada Gazette, Part II of the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers), the New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms), the Regulations Amending the New Substances Fees Regulations and the Regulations Repealing the New Substances Notification Regulations

January

  • New Substances Program Advisory Note 2005-01 - The New Substances Program's initiation of the review of the Living Organisms provisions of the New Substances Notification Regulations (NSNR)

2004

June

  • New Substances Notification Advisory Note 2004-06 - Publication in the Canada Gazette, Part I, of the proposed New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms)

May

  • New Substances Notification Advisory Note 2004-05 - Publication in the Canada Gazette, Part I the proposed New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers), the proposed New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms) and the amendment to the New Substances Fees Regulations

March

  • New Substances Notification Advisory Note 2004-03 - Importing or Breeding Genetically Modified Tropical Fish

2002

January

  • Advisory Note 2002-01: Guidance concerning the application of s. 29.16 of the New Substances Notification Regulations(Exemption of Research and Development Organisms other than Micro-organisms)

2001

2000

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