Frequently Asked Questions

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below provide Canadians and businesses with basic information about the New Substances Program, its Regulations, and related initiatives.

FAQs about the New Substances Program:

New Substances Notifications

New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers) 

New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms)

FAQs about Significant New Activities:

Significant New Activity under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

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