Consultation on strengthening the regulations of pest control products in Canada, Notice of Intent NOI2023-01

Notice to the reader:

The online consultation is now closed.

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) invites the public to submit written comments on this proposal to strengthen the regulation of pest control products in Canada. Notice of Intent NOI2023-01 is a consultation document that informs Canadians, regulated parties, Indigenous organizations, and other interested stakeholders and partners that Health Canada is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Pest Control Products Regulations to strengthen the protection of human health and the environment, including wildlife, from risks posed by pesticides in Canada.

How to get involved

This consultation is open for comment from 20 June 2023 to 8 September 2023 (80 calendar days). Open the Notice of Intent NOI2023-01 to access the document.

Comments from the public, stakeholders and partners can be provided by:

Email, or

Regulatory Affairs and Applied Analysis Section
Policy and Operations Directorate
Pest Management Regulatory Agency
Health Canada
2 Constellation Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9


PMRA held a webinar for stakeholders, partners and the public on Tuesday, 25 July 2023, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. EDT.

The session provided an overview of the proposed amendments to the Pest Control Products Regulations outlined in NOI2023-01, Strengthening the regulation of pest control products in Canada.

Reporting to Canadians

Health Canada will make the results of this consultation available on this website. The input gathered through this process will be considered and inform any policy or regulatory measures that the Government may propose. Any future regulatory proposal would be published in the Canada Gazette, Part I and subject to an additional comment period, as per Government of Canada's Cabinet Directive on Regulation.

If you have any questions, contact the Pest Management Information Service.

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