9330-1208 Québec inc. - conviction information for 2018-09-21

Corporation details
Corporation name: 9330-1208 Québec inc.
Address: 2997 Diab Street
City: Saint-Laurent
Province/territory: Quebec
Postal code: H4S 1M1
Country: Canada
Sector or industry: 415 - Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories merchant wholesalers
Case details
Location of offense: 2997 Diab Street, Saint-Laurent, Quebec
Case summary:

9330-1208 Québec inc., operating under the name Les Produits Prodip.ca, having its head office in Ville Saint-Laurent, is a company specializing in the importation, sale and distribution of automotive detailing products.


In July 2016, Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Enforcement Branch received information that Les Produits Prodip.ca was selling detailing products containing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in concentrations above the regulatory standards. Following an inspection, the information was confirmed, and an investigation was opened. Charges were laid in June 2017.

CEPA 272(1)h)
Enforcement notification: Quebec automotive paint and supply company fined $25,000 for violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Result: Guilty Plea
Date of conviction: 2018-09-21
Court level: Provincial and Territorial Court
Nature of offense(s):
  • Failure to comply with a directive
Additional details about the nature of the offense:
Legislative details
Act Regulations Section(s)
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) CEPA - Section(s) 3(2)
Date of sentencing: 2018-09-21
Location of sentencing: Montreal
  • Penalty for the EDF
Amount of fine(s): $25,000
Sentencing details:

On September 21, 2018, before a Court of Québec judge, 9330-1208 Québec inc. pleaded guilty to one count of violating the Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Automotive Refinishing Products Regulations, thereby committing an offence under section 272(1)(k) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. It was fined $25,000, all of which was paid into the Environmental Damages Fund.


The company is also required to pay Environment and Climate Change Canada $5,145 to cover the cost of disposing of the paint in order to fulfill the requirements of section 228.1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

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