Halocarbons: pollution prevention planning notice

This notice applies to any owner or operator of a company that either:

For more details, refer to the halocarbons notice.

If you are uncertain whether you are subject to the notice, contact us for clarification or to obtain a notification of non-engagement form.


If you became subject to the notice when it was published on May 21, 2016, you must:

If you became subject to the notice after May 21, 2016, you must:


You must complete and submit reports by December 20, 2018.

Performance results

As of May 1, 2019, 9 companies had implemented their pollution prevention plan and therefore the companies had met the risk management objective. They were also required to complete and submit a Declaration of preparation and Declaration of implementation between 2016 and 2018, in accordance with the P2 notice. A 10th company is currently implementing their P2 plan and their results will be included in the next performance report. Since 2016, this P2 notice has prevented the release of more than 585 tonnes of halocarbons into the environment. The P2 notice remains in effect for halocarbons and will apply to any new companies that undertake the activities captured by the P2 notice. For more information, see the performance report.

Halocarbons: pollution prevention notice performance report

Related information

Past consultations

Contact us

Technical inquiries regarding the content of this notice:
Chemical Production Division
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H3

Telephone: 819-938-4228
Email: halocarbures-halocarbons@ec.gc.ca

Inquiries regarding reporting and pollution prevention practices:
Regulatory Innovation and Management Systems
Environment and Climate Change Canada
351 St-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H3

Email: planp2-p2plan@ec.gc.ca

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