Completing and Submitting Your Claim

For Health Canada to register and review your claim for exemption, you need to:

  • Send the (material) safety data sheets ((M)SDS) and label(s) (if applicable) associated with your claim;
  • Complete all parts of the following forms:
    1. the Claim for Exemption Form; and
    2. the Payment Authorization Form (when payment is by credit card)
  • and provide the applicable fee via cheque, credit card or money order.

The forms may be obtained by sending an email to

Claims can be submitted either by courier or registered mail to the following address:

Claims Registration
Health Canada, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch
Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau
269 Laurier Avenue West, 8th Floor (4908B)
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9

On-line claims submission is available via our Secure Document Exchange.

For more information, please contact the Claims Registrar at

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