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Schedule 1 Chemicals Regulations (Chemical Weapons Convention)

Version of section 19 from 2018-10-10 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Single small-scale facility

  •  (1) The production, use, acquisition and possession of Schedule 1 chemicals for research, medical, pharmaceutical or protective purposes are authorized, without a licence, subject to the following conditions:

    • (a) all activities are carried out at the single small-scale facility located at Defence Research and Development Canada — Suffield, in Alberta;

    • (b) the production is carried out in reaction vessels in production lines not configured for continuous operation;

    • (c) the volume of each reaction vessel does not exceed 100 L;

    • (d) the total volume of all reaction vessels with a volume exceeding 5 L is not more than 500 L;

    • (e) the following information is provided to the National Authority by the individual responsible for the single small-scale facility, namely,

      • (i) his or her name,

      • (ii) a list of all individuals who will have access to a Schedule 1 chemical in carrying out the activities, including their name, citizenship, date and place of birth, position, business address, telephone number, facsimile number and electronic mail address,

      • (iii) the maximum aggregate quantity of all Schedule 1 chemicals stored at any one time during the calendar year,

      • (iv) a description of the activities carried out at the single small-scale facility and the purpose of each activity,

      • (v) a description of the measures to control access to the single small-scale facility and to the Schedule 1 chemicals,

      • (vi) a description of the storage arrangements for Schedule 1 chemicals and precursors listed in Schedule 1, 2 or 3 of the Schedules of Chemicals set out in the Annex on Chemicals in the Convention used for the production of Schedule 1 chemicals,

      • (vii) a detailed technical description of the single small-scale facility, including detailed diagrams and an inventory of equipment,

      • (viii) information on any anticipated change at the facility compared to any information previously submitted under subparagraph (vii),

      • (ix) for each Schedule 1 chemical produced, acquired, possessed, used, imported, exported or stored during the previous calendar year,

        • (A) its IUPAC name and CAS registry number (or structural formula if no CAS registry number has been assigned),

        • (B) the quantity produced and a description of the production methods used,

        • (C) the IUPAC name, CAS registry number (or structural formula if no CAS registry number has been assigned) and quantity of each precursor listed in Schedule 1, 2 or 3 of the Schedules of Chemicals set out in the Annex on Chemicals in the Convention used in the production of the Schedule 1 chemical,

        • (D) the quantity used and the purpose of its use,

        • (E) the quantities received from and supplied to other facilities in Canada, including the quantity of each shipment, its purpose and the name of the other facility,

        • (F) the amounts imported and exported, including the name of the source or destination country, purpose and date of transfer,

        • (G) the maximum quantity stored at any time during the calendar year, and

        • (H) the quantity stored at the end of the calendar year, and

      • (x) for each Schedule 1 chemical that is anticipated to be produced, used or stored,

        • (A) its IUPAC name and CAS registry number (or structural formula if no CAS registry number has been assigned), and

        • (B) the quantity that is anticipated to be produced and the purpose of the production;

    • (f) if it is intended to transfer a Schedule 1 chemical within Canada, the Schedule 1 chemical is transferred only to the holder of a licence issued in accordance with these Regulations or to an individual referred to in paragraph 18(c);

    • (g) if it is intended to export or import a Schedule 1 chemical, the notice required by section 12 is provided;

    • (h) [Repealed, SOR/2018-202, s. 12]

    • (i) access to the Schedule 1 chemicals is controlled;

    • (j) the National Authority is informed as soon as practicable of any loss or unintended release of a Schedule 1 chemical; and

    • (k) the National Authority is informed immediately of any theft of a Schedule 1 chemical or any attempt by an unauthorized individual to obtain a Schedule 1 chemical.

  • Marginal note:Time to submit

    (2) The individual responsible for the single small-scale facility shall provide to the National Authority

    • (a) the information required under subparagraphs (1)(e)(iii) and (ix) by March 1 of each calendar year; and

    • (b) the information required under subparagraph (1)(e)(x) by September 15 of each calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Notice respecting certain changes

    (3) The individual responsible for the single small-scale facility shall notify the National Authority in writing of any change to the information required

    • (a) under subparagraphs (1)(e)(i) and (ii) no later than seven days before the change; and

    • (b) under subparagraph (1)(e)(viii) at least 200 days before the change.

  • SOR/2018-202, s. 12

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