Controlled goods are primarily goods, including components and technical data that have military or national security significance, which are controlled domestically by the Government of Canada and defined in the Defence Production Act.
In summary, controlled goods are:
- goods, including components and technology (for example, blueprints and technical specifications in paper or electronic format), with strategic significance or national security implications, regardless of where they are manufactured
- defense articles originating from the United States that are controlled by the United States Munitions List—part 121 of the United States International Traffic in Arms Regulations, as amended from time to time
- goods, regardless of where they are manufactured, that are manufactured from technical data originating from the United States and are controlled by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, as amended from time to time