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Importer's reminder card

Importing regulated energy-using products

2021

Importer’s reminder card PDF (242 KB)

Canada’s Energy Efficiency Act and Energy Efficiency Regulations prohibit the importation of certain energy-using products (for the purpose of sale or lease) unless specific requirements are met by importers/dealers.

Regulated Products

Visit https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy-efficiency/energy-efficiency-regulations/guide-canadas-energy-efficiency-regulations/6861 for the most up-to-date information.

  • Household appliances
  • Clothes Dryers
  • Clothes Washers
  • Integrated Clothes Washer-Dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators and Combination
    Refrigerator-Freezers
  • Freezers
  • Electric Ranges
  • Gas Ranges
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Air Conditioners, Condensing Units and Chillers
  • Room Air Conditioners
  • Large Air Conditioners
  • Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners
  • Single Package Central Air Conditioners
  • Single Package Vertical Air Conditioners
  • Split-System Central Air Conditioners
  • Large Condensing Units
  • Chillers
  • Portable Air Conditioners
  • Heat Pumps
  • Ground-Source Heat Pumps
  • Internal Water Loop Heat Pumps
  • Large Heat Pumps
  • Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps
  • Single Package Heat Pumps
  • Single Package Vertical Heat Pumps
  • Split-System Heat Pumps
  • Furnaces, Fireplaces, Unit Heaters and Recovery Ventilators
  • Gas Furnaces
  • Oil-Fired Furnaces
  • Gas Fireplaces
  • Gas-Fired Unit Heaters
  • Electric Furnaces
  • Recovery Ventilators
  • Boilers
  • Gas Boilers
  • Oil-Fired Boilers
  • Electric Boilers
  • Water Heaters
  • Electric Water Heaters
  • Gas-Fired Storage Water Heaters
  • Oil-Fired Water Heaters
  • Gas-Fired Instantaneous Water Heaters
  • Lamps and Lamp Ballasts
  • Compact Fluorescent Lamps
  • General Service Lamps
  • Modified Spectrum Incandescent Lamps
  • General Service Incandescent Reflector Lamps
  • General Service Fluorescent Lamps
  • Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts
  • Metal Halide Lamp Ballasts
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Torchieres
  • Ceiling Fan Light Kits
  • Exit Signs
  • Traffic Signal Modules
  • Pedestrian Modules
  • Electronic Products
  • Compact Audio Products
  • Video Products
  • Televisions
  • External Power Supplies
  • Battery Chargers
  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Commercial Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers
  • Refrigerated Vending Machines
  • Ice-Makers
  • Walk-in Freezer and Walk-in Cooler Components
  • Dry-Type Transformers

  • Motors
  • Electric Motors
  • Small Electric Motors
  • Commercial Pre-Rinse Spray Valves

  • Pumps
  • Clean Water Pumps

Importing requirements

NRCan import reporting requirements* (five data elements):

  1. Name of the product (eg. dishwasher)
  2. Model number of the product (for motors, the model number or the unique motor identifier)
  3. Brand name (if any)
  4. Address of the dealer
  5. Purpose of the importation

*The five data elements are not required for battery chargers, external power supplies, fluorescent lamp ballasts, electric motors and small electric motors incorporated into another product at time of import.

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