Fertilizers Regulations (C.R.C., c. 666)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2015-02-27. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE II(Paragraph 3.1(3)(a) and sections 12 and 20)

Names and Standards of Fertilizers and Supplements

Column 1Column 2
ItemCompositionDesignated Names
CLASS 1:

NITROGEN PRODUCTS

1.1Ammonium salt of nitric acid containing not less than 33% nitrogen, 1/2 of which is in the ammonium form and 1/2 in the nitrate formAmmonium nitrate (Specify grade.)
1.2Ammonium salt of sulphuric acid containing not less than 20% nitrogenAmmonium sulphate (Specify grade.)
1.3Double salt of ammonium sulphate and ammonium nitrate present in equal molecular proportions containing not less than 26% nitrogen, 1/4 of which is in the nitrate form and 3/4 in the ammonium formAmmonium sulphate-nitrate (Specify grade.)
1.4Ammonia gas compressed to liquid form containing not less than 82% nitrogenAnhydrous ammonia (Specify grade.)
1.5Calcium salt of nitric acid containing not less than 15% nitrogenCalcium nitrate or nitrate of lime (Specify grade.)
1.6Sodium salt of nitric acid containing not less than 16% nitrogenSodium nitrate or nitrate of soda (Specify grade.)
1.7Sodium and potassium salts of nitric acid containing not less than 15% nitrogen and 10% potashSodium and potassium nitrate or nitrate of soda and potash (Specify grade.)
1.8Non-pressurized solutions represented for topical application to soils or plants, consisting of ammonia, urea and ammonium nitrate, or a mixture of these, containing not less than 20% nitrogen, of which the free ammonia gas content in the solution does not form a part of the guarantee or exceed 10,000 parts per millionNitrogen solutions (non-pressurized) (Specify grade.)
1.9Pressurized solutions represented for soil incorporation consisting of ammonia, urea and ammonium nitrate, or a mixture thereof, containing not less than 20% nitrogenNitrogen solutions (pressurized) (Specify grade.)
1.10A product consisting of ammonia and water containing not less than 20% nitrogenAqua ammonia or ammonia liquor (Specify grade.)
1.11Collected blood of slaughtered animals, dried and ground, containing not less than 12% nitrogenBlood meal (Specify grade.)
1.12A product consisting principally of calcium cyanamide (CaNCN) and carbon containing not less than 20% nitrogenCyanamide (Specify grade.)
1.13Fish tissue, bone and waste heated under live steam, dried and groundFish meal or fish scrap (Specify grade.)
1.14The rendered, dried, ground and screened organic product derived from waste household food materialsGarbage tankage (Specify grade.)
1.15Processed, dried, ground hoofs and horns, ground to a fineness whereby at least 40% passes through a sieve having openings that are square and are each 0.149 mm (100 mesh TYLER screen) in widthHoof and horn meal (Specify grade.)
1.16Dried and ground excreta of birds or other animals with or without litter, containing not less than 50% organic matter and designated as to kind and conditionManure (Specify grade.)
1.17Slaughterhouse refuse and offal mixed with straw or other organic absorbent, containing not less than 60% organic matterPaunch manure (Specify grade.)
1.18Compost produced using the organic matter fraction of the excreta of animals or birds, with or without litter. The compost may use as little as 60% manure and as much as 40% of a carbon source, if the ratio reflects the need for a carbon source when composting the manure, and if the carbon source includes only materials that may be used as litter, such as straw, hay, bark, sawdust, wood chips, shavings, leaves, grass, wood chunks (such as branches and leaves), tree clippings and plant residues but not including treated wood or materials that have been chemically or biologically contaminatedComposted manure (Specify grade.)
1.19Products made from sewage, freed from grit and coarse solids, that are dried, ground and screenedProcessed sewage (Specify grade.)
1.20The rendered, dried and ground product from animal tissue and residueTankage (Specify grade.)
1.21The commercial synthetic acid amide of carbonic acid containing not less than 45% nitrogenUrea (Specify grade.)
1.22The reaction product of urea and formaldehyde containing not more than 34% nitrogen of which 60% is in a water-insoluble form and tests not less than 40% active by the nitrogen activity index for urea-formaldehyde compoundsUrea-formaldehyde (Specify grade.)
1.23The reaction product of urea and formaldehyde containing not less than 35% nitrogen of which at least 60% is in a water-insoluble form and tests not less than 40% active by the nitrogen activity index for urea-formaldehyde compoundsUrea-form (Specify grade.)
1.24The condensation product of isobutyraldehyde and urea containing at least 31% nitrogen of which at least 90% is, before grinding, in a water-insoluble formIsobutylidene diurea or I.B.D.U. (Specify grade.)
1.25A commercial product principally of the formula (NH4)2S2O3 that contains not less than 12% nitrogen and 26% sulphurAmmonium thiosulphate (Specify grade.)
1.26A water-soluble condensation product resulting from the reaction of two molecules of formaldehyde with three molecules of urea, with the elimination of two molecules of water. It has a minimum nitrogen content of 41% and is a source of slowly available nitrogenDimethylenetriurea or DMTU (Specify grade.)
1.27A product manufactured from feathers by treatment with steam under pressure. The addition of 0.5% sulphuric acid facilitates the hydrolysis at lower temperatures. The nitrogen content ranges from 11 to 14%Hydrolysed feather meal (Specify grade.)
1.28A water-soluble condensation product resulting from the reaction of one molecule of formaldehyde with two molecules of urea, with the elimination of one molecule of water. It has a minimum nitrogen content of 42% and is a source of slowly available nitrogenMethylenediurea or MDU (Specify grade.)
1.29The ground residues of soybeans from which oil has been extracted and which contain not less than 6% nitrogenSoybean meal (Specify grade.)
1.30A coated slow-release fertilizer consisting of urea particles coated with sulphur. The product may be further coated with a sealant (2 to 3% of total weight). The product contains 30 to 45% nitrogen and 5 to 30% sulphurSulphur coated urea (Specify grade.)
1.31A water-soluble compound of formula C2H7N3O that contains at least 41% nitrogen (CAS No. 7098-14-6; 1,3,5-triazin-2-one, tetrahydro-S-triazone)Triazone (Specify grade.)
1.32A stable solution resulting from a controlled reaction in an aqueous medium of urea, formaldehyde, and ammonia that contains at least 25% nitrogen. The solution shall contain no more than 40% and not less than 5% nitrogen from unreacted urea and not less than 40% from triazone. All other nitrogen shall be derived from water-soluble, dissolved reaction products of the above reactants. Urea-triazone solution is a source of slowly available nitrogenUrea-triazone solution (Specify grade.)
CLASS 2:

PHOSPHORUS PRODUCTS

2.1A product obtained when superphosphate is treated with ammonia or with solutions that contain ammonia and other compounds of nitrogenAmmoniated superphosphate (Specify grade.)
2.2A product obtained when phosphoric acid (H3PO4) is treated with ammonia, which product consists principally of mono-ammonium phosphate, di-ammonium phosphate or a mixture of those two saltsAmmonia phosphate (Specify grade.)
2.3A product obtained when a mixture of phosphoric acid (H3PO4) and sulphuric acid is treated with ammonia, which product consists principally of a mixture of ammonium phosphate and ammonium sulphateAmmonium phosphate-sulphate (Specify grade.)
2.4A by-product in the manufacture of steel in blast furnaces containing not less than 14% available phosphoric acid and 16% total phosphoric acid ground to a fineness whereby at least 80% passes through a sieve having openings that are square and are each 0.149 mm (100 mesh TYLER screen) in widthBasic slag (Specify grade.)
2.5Blood and bone, from animals, processed by wet or dry rendering with or without solvents, dried and ground; it shall contain not less than 6% nitrogen, 5% available phosphoric acid and 11% total phosphoric acidBlood and Bone meal (Specify grade.)
2.6A manufactured product consisting of di-calcic salt of phosphoric acidDicalcium phosphate (Specify grade.)
2.7A product of a mine containing not less than 25% total phosphoric acid, ground to a fineness whereby at least 80% passes through a sieve having openings that are square and are each 0.149 mm (100 mesh TYLER screen) in widthNatural rock phosphate (Specify grade.)
2.8A product obtained when natural rock phosphate is treated with sulphuric acid, phosphoric acid (H3PO4) or a mixture of both acids, which product contains not less than 18% available phosphoric acidSuperphosphate (Specify grade.)
2.9Ground bone or bone meal that has been treated with sulphuric acidAcidulated bone (Specify grade.)
2.10Animal bones that are treated under live steam and are dried and ground to a fineness of whereby at least 40% passes through a sieve having openings that are square and are 0.149 mm (100 mesh TYLER screen) in widthBone meal (Specify grade.)
2.11A product consisting mainly of dicalcium phosphate obtained by neutralizing, with calcium hydroxide, the acid solution of either phosphate rock or processed bonePrecipitated phosphate (Specify grade.)
CLASS 3:

POTASSIUM PRODUCTS

3.1Potassium salt containing not less than 48% soluble potash principally as chloridesMuriate of potash (Specify grade.)
3.2Potassium salt of nitric acid containing not less than 12% nitrogen and 44% soluble potashNitrate of potash or potassium nitrate (Specify grade.)
3.3Natural potassium salts containing not less than 20% soluble potash principally as chloridesPotash manure salts (Specify grade.)
3.4Potassium salt containing not less than 48% soluble potash principally as sulphates and not more than 2.5% chlorineSulphate of potash (Specify grade.)
3.5Potassium salt containing not less than 20% soluble potash principally as sulphates and not less than 25% sulphate of magnesium and not more than 2.5% chlorineSulphate of potash-magnesia (Specify grade.)
3.6A commercial product containing not less than 21% soluble potash (K2O), not less than 53% sulphate of magnesia and not more than 2.5% chlorineDouble sulphate of potash and magnesia or langbeinite (Specify grade.)
CLASS 4:

CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM PRODUCTS

4.1A mineral product that consists principally of calcium sulphate with combined water (CaSO4.2H2O) and that is incapable of neutralizing soil acidity. It shall contain not less than 70% CaSO4.2H2OGypsum, landplaster or crude calcium sulphate
4.2A product that consists principally of MgSO4, with or without combined water. For example, epsom salts (MgSO4.7H2O), kieserite (MgSO4.H2O) and calcined kieserite (MgSO4)Magnesium sulphate
CLASS 5:

SUPPLEMENT

5.1A solid mature product resulting from composting, which is a managed process of bio-oxidation of a solid heterogeneous organic substrate, including a thermophilic phase. This product may be designated as to kindCompost
5.2A volcanic glass that has been finely ground and heated to cause expansionPerlite
5.3A product (3MgO.Fe2Al2O3.3SiO2) that is produced when vermiculite ore (a magnesium mica) is heated and expands to many times its original volume. Exfoliate vermiculite weighs from 0.12 to 0.38 kg/LVermiculite
5.4Homogeneous and friable mixtures of partly decomposed organic matter with or without earthHumus or leaf mould
5.5Partly decayed vegetable matter of natural occurrence accumulated in waterPeat
  • SOR/79-365, s. 18;
  • SOR/85-558, ss. 11 to 14;
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 76;
  • SOR/2006-221, s. 14(E);
  • SOR/2011-205, ss. 38(F), 39(F), 40.
 
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