3. The following feeds are exempt from the operation of the Act and these Regulations:
(a) a feed for export from Canada and so labelled;
(b) a feed for mink or foxes containing only uncooked tissues of animals, poultry or fish unless such feed contains any material in quantities prohibited by paragraph 19(1)(k);
(c) a feed, other than a novel feed, that is manufactured for experimental purposes at or for a governmental, academic or private research establishment and that is fed to livestock owned by or under the direct supervision of that establishment, if that establishment accepts responsibility for the safe disposal of all livestock products produced from the feed;
(c.1) a feed, other than a novel feed, that is imported into Canada by a governmental, academic or private research establishment for testing for experimental purposes, provided that the importer of the feed
(i) has submitted to the President of the Agency in writing, before the importation, information pertaining to the location of the test, a complete description of the ingredients in the feed to be tested, the total quantity of feed required to conduct the test and the quantity of each shipment, and the date and port of entry through which the feed is to be imported, and
(ii) has received the approval of the President of the Agency for the importation and accepts responsibility for the safe disposal of all livestock produced from the feed;
(d) a feed that contains a medicating ingredient manufactured pursuant to section C.08.005 of the Food and Drug Regulations for the purposes of conducting new drug clinical testing; and
(e) a complete feed that is
(i) packaged in containers containing not more than 5 kg net mass, and
(ii) intended for feeding to livestock not intended to be used for the production of food for human consumption.
(f) [Repealed, SOR/97-6, s. 3]
- SOR/88-470, s. 1;
- SOR/92-585, s. 2;
- SOR/93-232, s. 2;
- SOR/97-6, s. 3;
- SOR/2000-184, s. 48.
4. The following substances are hereby prescribed as deleterious substances for the purposes of sections 3 and 4 of the Act:
(g) heptachlor epoxide;
(j) mercury compounds;
(k) methoxychlor; and
NOTIFICATION AND AUTHORIZATION OF THE RELEASE OF NOVEL FEEDS
4.1 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), no person shall release a novel feed unless the person
(a) provides notification of the proposed release in writing to the Minister, accompanied by the information set out in section 4.2;
(b) provides an undertaking in writing to the Minister to take responsibility for and assume the costs of the safe disposal of the novel feed and all livestock products produced from the novel feed; and
(c) receives authorization from the Minister for the release pursuant to section 4.3.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a feed that is registered or a feed that is exempt from registration.
(3) Where the accompanying information that is required to be provided to the Minister by paragraph (1)(a) in respect of the proposed release of a novel feed is the same as information that has already been provided to the Minister before the coming into force of this section and sections 4.2 to 4.4, or that is provided on or after the coming into force of this section and sections 4.2 to 4.4 in relation to another notification or authorization, the information is not required to be provided again.
- SOR/97-6, s. 4.
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