Organic Products Regulations, 2009 (SOR/2009-176)

Regulations are current to 2014-11-25 and last amended on 2013-09-30. Previous Versions

Organic Products Regulations, 2009

SOR/2009-176

CANADA AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS ACT

Registration 2009-06-11

Organic Products Regulations, 2009

P.C. 2009-944 2009-06-11

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, pursuant to section 32Footnote a of the Canada Agricultural Products ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Organic Products Regulations, 2009.

INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

“Act”

“Act” means the Canada Agricultural Products Act. (Loi)

“Agency”

“Agency” means the Canadian Food Inspection Agency established by section 3 of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act. (Agence)

“CAN/CGSB 32.310”

“CAN/CGSB 32.310” means the most recent version of CAN/CGSB 32.310, entitled Organic Production Systems — General Principles and Management Standards. (norme CAN/CGSB 32.310)

“CAN/CGSB 32.311”

“CAN/CGSB 32.311” means the most recent version of CAN/CGSB 32.311, entitled Organic Production Systems — Permitted Substances List. (norme CAN/CGSB 32.311)

“conformity verification body”

“conformity verification body” means an entity that

  • (a) has an agreement with the Agency under subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act to assess, recommend for accreditation and monitor certification bodies; and

  • (b) meets the requirements set out in ISO/IEC 17011. (organisme de vérification de la conformité)

“ISO/IEC 65”

“ISO/IEC 65”[Repealed, SOR/2013-167, s. 1]

“ISO/IEC 17011”

“ISO/IEC 17011” means the most recent version of ISO/IEC 17011 of the International Organization for Standardization, entitled Conformity assessment — General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies. (norme ISO/IEC 17011)

“ISO/IEC 17065”

“ISO/IEC 17065” means the most recent version of ISO/IEC Guide 17065 of the International Organization for Standardization, entitled Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services. (norme ISO/IEC 17065)

“multi-ingredient product”

“multi-ingredient product” means a type of agricultural product composed of two or more agricultural products. (produit multi-ingrédients)

“organic product”

“organic product” means an agricultural product that has been certified as organic in accordance with these Regulations or that has been certified as organic under section 27. (biologique)

  • SOR/2013-167, s. 1.