Single Window Initiative – Data Element Rationales
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Materials

Intended Receiver per Part A of Movement Document (invoice level)
Information is used to track shipments of hazardous waste or recyclable material as Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) must know where the shipment is destined and who is supposed to take ownership of it at destination. This information can be provided at the invoice level or commodity level.
Generator per Part A of Movement Document (invoice level)
Information is used to track shipments of hazardous waste or recyclable material as ECCC must know the origin of the shipment and who has ownership at the shipping site. This information can be provided at the invoice level or commodity level.
Intended Use Code
Not mandatory, but if a code is provided under base codes 050 and 160, then that triggers that the goods/cargo are hazardous and therefore a notice number and movement document number must be provided.
Intended Receiver per Part A of Movement Document (commodity level)
Information is used to track shipments of hazardous waste or recyclable material as ECCC must know where the shipment is destined and who is supposed to take ownership of it at destination. This information can be provided at the invoice level or commodity level.
Generator per Part A of Movement Document (commodity level)
Information is used to track shipments of hazardous waste or recyclable material as ECCC must know the origin of the shipment and who has ownership at the shipping site This information can be provided at the invoice level or commodity level.
ECCC Document Type
To import controlled substances, an importer must have a permit, movement document, allowance or allowance transfer and this element is required so the document type can be validated. 
Document Reference Number
A permit, movement document, allowance or allowance transfer will have a unique number assigned and this enables validation of the permit and/or the shipment reported to ensure the document is valid and not expired.
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