The Emergency Response Guidebook 2020 edition is now available.


In the event of an emergency

In the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods, call CANUTEC at 1-888-CAN-UTEC (226-8832), 613-996-6666 or *666 on a cellular phone.


CANUTEC is the Canadian Transport Emergency Centre operated by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Directorate of Transport Canada. The Directorate’s overall mandate is to promote public safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by all modes. CANUTEC was established in 1979 and is one of the major safety programs Transport Canada delivers to promote the safe movement of people and goods throughout Canada.

Canadian Consignors:

Register online to use CANUTEC's free, 24-hour emergency telephone number on your dangerous goods shipping documents.

TDG Regional Offices

For regulatory questions, contact the TDG regional office in your region: