Pest Control Products Regulations (SOR/2006-124)

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2010-06-03. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Letter of access
  •  (1) On the determination of the compensation payable, whether by negotiated settlement or arbitral award, the registrant must provide the applicant with a letter of access in accordance with the settlement or award.

  • Marginal note:Failure to provide letter of access

    (2) If the registrant fails to provide the letter of access, the applicant may use or rely on the compensable data without having to comply further with the negotiated settlement or arbitral award.

  • SOR/2010-119, s. 2.


Marginal note:Validity period and exemption

 Despite section 13, if a pest control product is registered for, or the registration of a pest control product is amended to permit its use in, the emergency control of a seriously detrimental infestation,

  • (a) the validity period must not be longer than one year and may not be extended;

  • (b) subsections 28(1) and 35(1) and paragraphs 42(2)(c) to (f) of the Act do not apply; and

  • (c) the registration may not be renewed.


Marginal note:Trifluralin

 A pest control product that contains trifluralin (2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzenamine) as its active ingredient or that contains an active ingredient that is based on or derived from trifluralin must not contain N-nitrosodi-n-propylamine (NDPA) in excess of one part per million parts of trifluralin.


Marginal note:When required

 If the physical properties of a pest control product are such that its presence may not be detected when it is used and it is likely to expose a person or domestic animal to a severe health risk, the pest control product must be denatured by means of colour, odour or any other means specified as a condition of registration by the Minister under paragraph 8(1)(a) of the Act to provide a signal or warning as to its presence.


Marginal note:Prohibition

 A word or an expression that states or implies that the Government of Canada or any of its departments or agencies promotes, endorses or recommends the use of a pest control product must not appear on the package of, or in any advertisement for, a pest control product.



Marginal note:Official languages
  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), all information on a label must be in both English and French as of the earlier of

    • (a) the day after December 31, 2002 on which the registration of the pest control product is granted, amended or renewed, and

    • (b) January 1, 2008.

  • Marginal note:Exception — emergency

    (2) Until January 1, 2008, if the entirety of the information on the label is not already in both English and French, the amended label, following the amendment of a registration under section 18, is exempt from the requirement of subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:Exception — products destined abroad

    (3) The information on the label of a registered pest control product that is not authorized to be manufactured, imported, sold or used in Canada may be in either English or French, or in both.