CANUTEC is the primary contact point for the Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate on questions regarding transport of dangerous goods regulations and chemical products.
CANUTEC's emergency telephone number is 613-996-6666 and may be called collect at anytime.
CANUTEC advisors are on call 24 hours per day to help with emergencies or just to handle routine requests for information
CANUTEC (Canadian Transport Emergency Centre) was established to serve as the primary contact point for the Directorate by acting as an information and communications centre.
Michel Cloutier is the CANUTEC chief and heads a staff of eight advisors who are all chemists or biologists experienced in interpreting technical information and handling chemical spills.
CANUTEC allows the use of its 24-hour telephone number, 613-996-6666, to Canadian shippers once they have met all registration requirements.
CANUTEC's information services are used most often by fire departments across Canada.