Feeds Regulations, 1983

Version of section 2 from 2009-01-29 to 2017-09-27:

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    Act

    Act means the Feeds Act; (Loi)

    Agency

    Agency means the Canadian Food Inspection Agency established by section 3 of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act; (Agence)

    applicant

    applicant means a person who applies to register a feed; (demandeur)

    assessed or evaluated

    assessed or evaluated means assessed or evaluated by the Director; (évalué)

    biotechnology

    biotechnology means the application of science and engineering to the direct or indirect use of living organisms or parts or products of living organisms in their natural or modified forms; (biotechnologie)

    brand

    brand means any distinctive mark or trade name, apart from the name of the feed required to be applied by these Regulations, applied by the manufacturer, registrant or vendor to a feed to distinguish it from another feed; (marque)

    cattle

    cattle means animals of the species Bos taurus or Bos indicus; (bœuf)

    caution statement

    caution statement means a statement relating to animal health hazards or to safe product handling or storage that is required to be included on the label of a feed by these Regulations; (précaution)

    chop feed

    chop feed means the feed obtained by grinding, chopping or crushing

    • (a) wheat, rye, barley, oats, corn, buckwheat, flax, field peas, field beans, triticale, milo, rapeseed seeds or soybeans either alone or in combination with one another, or

    • (b) oats wild-oats-cereals grain (Mixed Feed Oats) referred to in the Off Grades of Grain and Grades of Screenings Order, cereals grain screenings grade 1 as described in Schedule IV or cereals grain screenings grade 2 as described in that Schedule; (aliment broyé)

    Compendium of Medicating Ingredients Brochures

    Compendium of Medicating Ingredients Brochures means the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures, 8th edition, prepared by the Agency, published in 1998; ((Recueil des notices sur les substances médicatrices))

    complete feed

    complete feed means a feed that, when used for the kind of livestock and for the purposes stated on the label, will provide all of the nutritional requirements necessary for the maintenance of life or for promoting production except

    • (a) water, in the case of monogastric animals other than horses, and

    • (b) water or roughage, in the case of ruminant animals and horses; (aliment complet)

    consultant formula feed

    consultant formula feed means a feed that is formulated and manufactured by a seller to meet the requirements of a specific purchaser and that is not intended for resale by that purchaser or, where that purchaser is a feed manufacturer, that is not intended for use by that purchaser in the manufacture of a customer formula feed for sale; (aliment préparé selon une formule-conseil)

    converter feed

    converter feed means a feed that is mixed with a specified feed to convert that feed from a feed for one class of livestock to a feed for another class of the same livestock having different nutritional requirements; (aliment modificateur)

    crude protein

    crude protein means percentage nitrogen multiplied by 6.25; (protéines brutes)

    customer formula feed

    customer formula feed means

    • (a) a feed that is manufactured by a manufacturer for feeding to his own livestock,

    • (b) a feed that is manufactured by a manufacturer pursuant to a written order that is signed by a purchaser and that states the kind and amount of each single ingredient feed to be used in the manufacture of that feed, or

    • (c) a feed that is manufactured by a manufacturer pursuant to a written order that is signed by a purchaser and that states the kind and amount of each single ingredient feed to be added to other mixed feeds that would be acceptable for registration, as a service to the purchaser,

    and, in the case of a feed referred to in paragrah (b) or (c), that is not intended for resale by that purchaser or, where that purchaser is a feed manufacturer, that is not intended for use by that purchaser in the manufacture of a feed referred to in paragraph (b) or (c); (aliment préparé selon la formule du client)

    Director

    Director means the Director designated by the President of the Agency; (directeur)

    environment

    environment means the components of the Earth and includes

    • (a) air, land and water,

    • (b) all layers of the atmosphere,

    • (c) all organic and inorganic matter and living organisms, and

    • (d) the interacting natural systems that include components referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c); (environnement)

    facilitating agent

    facilitating agent means a substance or mixture of substances that is added to a mixed feed or a single ingredient feed for the purpose of improving or conserving some or all of the nutrient content of that feed or of aiding and improving the manufacturing or handling properties of that feed and that may or may not have a nutritional value of its own; (substance auxiliaire)

    feed

    feed includes a feed derived through biotechnology; (aliment)

    Feed and Fertilizer Division

    Feed and Fertilizer Division[Repealed, SOR/93-232, s. 2]

    identification code

    identification code means any combination of letters or figures or letters and figures by which a lot of feed can be traced in manufacture and distribution; (code d’identification)

    macro-minerals

    macro-minerals means calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulphur, sodium and potassium; (macro-éléments)

    macro-premix

    macro-premix means a feed that is used with another feed to improve the nutritive balance of the total and that is intended to be further diluted and mixed to produce a supplement or complete feed that conforms to the standards prescribed in these Regulations; (macro-prémélange)

    medicated feed

    medicated feed means a mixed feed that contains a medicating ingredient; (aliment médicamenté)

    medicating ingredient

    medicating ingredient means

    • (a) a substance that is intended for use in the prevention or treatment of disease in livestock, or

    • (b) a substance, other than a feed, that is intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of the livestock,

    and that has assigned to it a drug identification number pursuant to the Food and Drugs Act; (substance médicatrice)

    micro-premix

    micro-premix means a feed that is a mixture of ingredients that supply only trace minerals, vitamins, medicating ingredients that are listed in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures, amino acids or other material that is used in minute quantities for feeding to livestock; (micro-prémélange)

    mineral feed

    mineral feed means a mixed feed that contains minerals for the nutrition of livestock and may contain vitamins, facilitating agents, flavouring agents or medicating ingredients that are listed in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures; (aliment minéral)

    mixed feed

    mixed feed means a feed that contains two or more single ingredient feeds; (aliment mélangé)

    novel feed

    novel feed means a feed, comprising an organism or organisms, or parts or products thereof, that

    • (a) is not set out in Schedule IV or V, or

    • (b) has a novel trait; (aliment nouveau)

    novel trait

    novel trait, in respect of a feed, means a characteristic of the feed that

    • (a) has been intentionally selected, created or introduced into the feed through a specific genetic change, and

    • (b) based on valid scientific rationale, is not substantially equivalent, in terms of its specific use and safety both for the environment and for human and animal health, to any characteristic of a similar feed that is set out in Schedule IV or V; (caractère nouveau)

    per cent

    per cent, with respect to any article, means per cent by mass of the article; (pourcentage)

    Plant Products Division

    Plant Products Division[Repealed, SOR/2000-184, s. 47]

    poultry

    poultry means chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese; (volaille)

    registrant

    registrant means an applicant who has been issued a feed registration certificate under subsection 9(1); (titulaire de l’enregistrement)

    release

    release means any discharge or emission into the environment of a feed or livestock product produced from the feed or exposure of a feed or livestock product produced from the feed to the environment; (dissémination)

    ruminant

    ruminant means an animal of the suborder Ruminatiae and includes an animal of the family Camelidae; (ruminant)

    significant change

    significant change, in respect of a feed, means any change in

    • (a) the brand of the feed,

    • (b) the name of the feed,

    • (c) the type or level of medicating ingredient in the feed,

    • (d) the guaranteed level of a nutrient, unless the nutrient is listed in Table 4 of Schedule I for the species of livestock for which the feed is intended and both the former and revised guaranteed levels are within the limits set out in that Table for that nutrient,

    • (e) any statement, phrase or claim appearing on the label that relates to the purpose or function of the feed in general or to any medicating ingredient, nutrient or other ingredient present in the feed,

    • (f) the directions for the use of the feed, or

    • (g) the ingredients present in the feed, if it is a feed required to be labelled with the name of each ingredient therein pursuant to paragraph 26(1)(j); (modification importante)

    single ingredient feed

    single ingredient feed means any substance or mixture of substances that is assessed or evaluated as being acceptable for use in feeds and that is described in an item of Schedule IV or V; (aliment à ingrédient unique)

    specified risk material

    specified risk material means the skull, brain, trigeminal ganglia, eyes, tonsils, spinal cord and dorsal root ganglia of cattle aged 30 months or older, and the distal ileum of cattle of all ages, but does not include material from a country of origin as defined in section 2 of the Health of Animals Regulations, or a part of a country of origin, that is designated under section 7 of those Regulations as posing a negligible risk for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy; (matériel à risque spécifié)

    supplement

    supplement means a feed that is used with another feed to improve the nutritive balance of the total and that is intended to be

    • (a) fed undiluted as a supplement to other feeds,

    • (b) offered free choice with other parts of the ration separately available, or

    • (c) further diluted and mixed to produce a complete feed that is acceptable for registration; (supplément)

    tonic

    tonic or conditioner means a mineral feed that is formulated and represented for the correction of a specified nutrient deficiency or to aid recovery from a specific nutrient deficiency and is for use only while the condition persists; (tonique or fortifiant)

    trace mineral salt feed

    trace mineral salt feed means a mineral feed that contains only ingredients incorporated to supply trace minerals and salt (NaCl) and may contain medicating ingredients that are listed in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures or facilitating agents; (complément d’oligo-éléments et de sel)

    veterinary prescription

    veterinary prescription means an order prescribing a medicated feed made in writing by a veterinarian licensed to practise in the province in which the feed is to be fed to livestock; (ordonnance)

    veterinary prescription feed

    veterinary prescription feed means a feed manufactured pursuant to a veterinary prescription; (aliment prescrit par ordonnance)

    warning statement

    warning statement means a statement relating to human health hazards that is required to be included on the label of a feed by these Regulations. (mise en garde)

  • (2) For the purposes of sections 4.1 to 4.4, a novel feed is toxic if it is entering or may enter the environment in a quantity or concentration or under conditions

    • (a) having or that may have an immediate or long-term harmful effect on the environment;

    • (b) constituting or that may constitute a danger to the environment on which human or animal life depends; or

    • (c) constituting or that may constitute a danger in Canada to human or animal life or health.

  • SOR/86-392, s. 1;
  • SOR/88-473, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/89-165, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-73, s. 1;
  • SOR/90-730, s. 1(F);
  • SOR/92-448, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2;
  • SOR/94-683, s. 2;
  • SOR/95-52, s. 1;
  • SOR/97-6, s. 2;
  • SOR/97-151, s. 9;
  • SOR/97-292, s. 21;
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 47;
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 1;
  • SOR/2009-18, s. 1.
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