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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 Transport Canada. CANUTEC was established in 1979 and is one of the major safety programs Transport Canada delivers to serve the public interest through the promotion of a safe and secure transportation system in Canada. CANUTEC’s vision is to promote public safety by being widely recognized leaders in the provision of chemical emergency response advice, to support preparedness and response in the transportation of dangerous goods sector across Canada.

Canadian consignors

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

CANUTEC Registration System

TDG regional offices

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