Spill Reporting Regulation

The Spill Reporting Regulation requires all persons that manage hazardous waste to report significant spills to the Provincial Emergency Program at 1-800-663-3456.  A spill is considered significant if it is above the thresholds of hazardous waste are above the levels listed below:



Spill Reporting Thresholds for Hazardous Waste in British Columbia
Hazardous Material    Spill Reporting Threshold
Oil and Oil Related Products       100 L
Antifreeze                                   100 L
Waste Gasoline                          500 L
Mercury                                           1 kg
Refrigerants                                  10 kg