Consultation on Pentachlorophenol Treated Poles and Cross-Arms, Proposed Registration Decision PRD2023-06

Notice to the reader:

The online consultation is now closed.

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, is proposing registration for the sale and use of Pentachlorophenol Treated Poles and Cross-Arms, containing the technical grade active ingredient Pentachlorophenol, for use in new line construction and replacement of damaged utility poles and/or cross-arms used in the transmission and distribution of electricity.

How to get involved

This consultation is open for comment from 8 June 2023 to 23 July 2023 (45 calendar days). Open the "Consultation Summary" to access the document.

If you would like to comment, see the Pest Management Regulatory Agency Publications Section page for contact information. Please be sure to include the title of the consultation document on which you are commenting. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments by 23 July 2023.

Reporting to Canadians

Health Canada will make the results of this consultation available on this website. Once the decision on Pentachlorophenol Treated Poles and Cross-Arms is finalized, the PMRA will post a Registration Decision on the Pesticides and Pest Management Reports and Publications portion of

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

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