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

Regulations are current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2013-04-26. Previous Versions

CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT OR DESIGNATION OF INSPECTOR

 [Repealed, SOR/2000-184, s. 56]

EXEMPTIONS GENERALLY

[SOR/79-365, s. 2]
  •  (1) The following fertilizers and supplements are exempt from the Act and these Regulations:

    • (a[Repealed, SOR/79-365, s. 2]

    • (b) animal and vegetable manures that are sold in their natural condition and comply with section 11;

    • (c) fertilizers and supplements that are intended for export and labelled accordingly;

    • (d) fertilizer materials such as rock phosphate that are sold for manufacturing purposes only and require further treatment before sale to the user thereof;

    • (e) supplements that are sold for manufacturing purposes, other than inoculants used for seed treatment; and

    • (f) fertilizers, other than fertilizer-pesticides, imported for direct application to the soil by the importer and not for sale in Canada.

    • (g[Repealed, SOR/97-7, s. 3]

  • (2) Supplements that are imported into or manufactured in Canada for experimental purposes are exempt from the Act and all provisions of these Regulations except sections 23.1 to 23.4.

  • SOR/79-365, s. 2;
  • SOR/85-558, s. 2;
  • SOR/88-353, s. 2;
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2(F);
  • SOR/97-7, s. 3.

EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION

  •  (1) A customer-formula fertilizer containing a pesticide registered under the Pest Control Products Act for the purpose stated on the label is exempt from registration.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/85-558, s. 3]

  • (3) The following fertilizers and supplements are exempt from registration:

    • (a) fertilizers and supplements set out in Schedule II;

    • (b) farm fertilizers, if

      • (i) they are mixed fertilizers,

      • (ii) the nutrients contained in them are in a mineral form and are obtained by extraction or by physical or chemical processes, and

      • (iii) they do not contain a pesticide;

    • (c) supplements sold only for correction of soil acidity or alkalinity;

    • (d) supplements that consist of seeds that are treated with a fertilizer or a supplement that

      • (i) is exempt from registration, or

      • (ii) is registered, and whose label indicates that it is for use in treating seeds;

    • (e) peat, peat moss, sphagnum moss, tree bark and other fibrous organic matter that is represented for use only in improving the physical conditions of the soil;

    • (f) customer-formula fertilizers;

    • (g) specialty fertilizers, other than those referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition “specialty fertilizers”, that do not contain pesticides; and

    • (h) potting soils that contain a fertilizer or a supplement that

      • (i) is exempt from registration, or

      • (ii) is registered, and whose label indicates that it is for use in potting soils.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/85-558, s. 3]

  • SOR/79-365, s. 3;
  • SOR/85-558, s. 3;
  • SOR/88-353, s. 3;
  • SOR/92-585, s. 2;
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2;
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 73;
  • SOR/2013-79, s. 1.