Feeds Regulations, 1983 (SOR/83-593)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2009-07-30. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, SOR/90-73, s. 8]

Guaranteed Analysis

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the guaranteed analysis required by these Regulations for the purposes of the labelling of a feed shall include the appropriate particulars set out in Column II of an item of Table 3 of Schedule I for the feed described in Column I of that item.

  • (2) Where a feed is in an individual feeding form, the guaranteed analysis referred to in subsection (1) may include a statement of the amount per individual feeding form of each nutrient set out in column II of an item of Table 3 of Schedule I for the feed set out in column I of that item.

  • (3) The guaranteed analysis required by these Regulations for the purposes of the registration or labelling of a single ingredient feed shall include the appropriate particulars set out in Schedule IV.

  • SOR/90-73, s. 9;
  • SOR/95-548, s. 3.

Tolerances

  •  (1) The tolerances set out in Column III of an item of Table 1 of Schedule I shall be applied to the analysts’ results for the purpose of determining the accuracy of the nutrient guarantees for the nutrients set out in Column I of that item.

  • (2) The tolerances set out in Column II of an item of Table 2 of Schedule I shall be applied to the analysts’ results for the purpose of determining the accuracy of the guarantee for a medicating ingredient of a feed.

Labelling

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (6), every feed that is manufactured, sold or imported shall have attached to it or to a package containing it or, if the feed is shipped in bulk, to or on the invoice, shipping bill or statement delivered to the purchaser with the shipment, a label containing the following information:

    • (a) in the case of a feed not required to be registered, the name and address of the person who manufactured the feed or caused it to be manufactured;

    • (b) in the case of a feed required to be registered, the name and address of the registrant;

    • (c) the name of the feed in accordance with section 32;

    • (d) the brand of the feed, if any;

    • (e) the registration number, where applicable;

    • (f) the net amount

      • (i) expressed as the number of units in a package, in the case of a package of feed containing individual feeding forms, or

      • (ii) expressed as the mass or volume in the package or shipment, in the case of any other package or bulk shipment of feed;

    • (g) an accurate statement of the guaranteed analysis in respect of the feed;

    • (h) subject to subsection 27(3), directions for use in sufficient detail to permit the safe and effective use of the feed for its intended purpose by users with no special knowledge of the purpose and use of the feed;

    • (i) if the feed is or contains prohibited material, as defined in subsection 162(1) of the Health of Animals Regulations, the following statement written legibly, indelibly and conspicuously:

      “Feeding this product to cattle, sheep, deer or other ruminants is illegal and is subject to fines or other punishment under the Health of Animals Act./Il est interdit d’en nourrir les bœufs, moutons, cerfs et autres ruminants et des amendes ou autres peines sont prévues à cet égard par la Loi sur la santé des animaux.”;

    • (j) in the case of a feed that is required to comply with the guarantees set out in item 7 of Table 3 of Schedule I, the name of each ingredient in the feed;

    • (j.1) in the case of a feed, other than a feed referred to in paragraph (j), the name of each ingredient in the feed or the statement “A list of the ingredients used in this feed may be obtained from the manufacturer or registrant./La liste des ingrédients de cet aliment peut être obtenue du fabricant ou du titulaire de l’enregistrement.”;

    • (k) if the feed contains a medicating ingredient and is in a form other than a mash, the particular form of the feed;

    • (l) an identification code, in the case of a micro-premix feed or a feed designed to replace whole milk in the ration of the livestock;

    • (m) if the feed is a medicated feed, other than a veterinary prescription feed,

      • (i) the name and actual amount of the medicating ingredient present in the feed, in accordance with the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures, in direct association with the feed name,

      • (ii) the claim or claims applicable to the kind of medicating ingredient present in the feed, the level of medicating ingredient present in the feed and the type of livestock for which the feed is intended, as set out in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures,

      • (iii) every caution statement in respect of the medicating ingredient present in the feed that is set out in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures under or next to the heading, in bold print, “Caution” or “Précaution”, and

      • (iv) every warning statement in respect of the medicating ingredient present in the feed that is set out in the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures under or next to the heading, in bold print, “Warning” or “Mise en garde”;

    • (n) [Repealed, SOR/93-157, s. 1]

    • (o) in the case of a consultant formula feed, the name and address of the specific purchaser for whom the feed was manufactured; and

    • (p) any other information, notes, caution statements or warning statements necessary to convey useful information to the purchaser of the feed.

  • (2) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(m)(iii), the caution statements required to be shown on a label shall be preceded by the word “Caution” or “Précaution” in bold print and each caution statement shall be clearly separated from any other caution statement and any other information shown on the label.

  • (3) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(m)(iv), the warning statements required to be shown on a label shall be preceded by the words “Warning” or “Mise en garde”, in bold print, and each warning statement shall be clearly separated from any other warning statement and any other information shown on the label.

  • (4) Subsection (1) does not apply to a customer formula feed that does not contain a medicating ingredient but such customer formula feed shall

    • (a) when in packages, have on at least one package in each lot a label showing the name of the supplier of the formula, the name of the feed in accordance with section 32, the net mass of individual packages of the feed and the number of packages in the lot; and

    • (b) when in bulk, have on the shipping bill or statement acompanying the shipment, the name and address of the supplier of the formula, the name of the feed in accordance with section 32 and the net mass of the feed in the shipment.

  • (5) A customer formula feed that contains a medicating ingredient shall have on each package, on the shipping bill or on a statement accompanying the shipment

    • (a) the name and address of the supplier of the feed; and

    • (b) all the information required by subsection (1), other than the information contained in paragraphs (1)(g), (i) and (j).

  • (6) Subsection (1) does not apply to a customer formula feed if the feed is manufactured by a livestock feeder and is used for feeding to his own livestock.

  • (7) In addition to the labelling requirements prescribed in subsection (1), a veterinary prescription feed shall have on each package or, if the feed is shipped in bulk, on the shipping bill, or on a statement accompanying the shipment

    • (a) the name and address of the manufacturer;

    • (b) the name of the person for whom the feed was manufactured;

    • (c) the name of the veterinarian who issued the veterinary prescription;

    • (d) the name of the feed including the name and amount of the medicating ingredient present in the feed;

    • (e) the directions for use including the duration of feeding, as indicated on the veterinary prescription;

    • (f) any caution statement or warning statement indicated on the veterinary prescription and in the format indicated in subsections (2) and (3); and

    • (g) the net mass of the feed.

  • (8) In addition to the labelling requirements prescribed in subsection (1), a single ingredient feed shall be labelled in accordance with the labelling requirements set out for that feed in Schedule IV.

  • (9) Where any reference, direct or indirect, is made on a label or container to the place of manufacture of the label or container and not to the place of manufacture of the feed, the reference shall be accompanied by an additional statement indicating that the place of manufacture refers only to the label or container.

  • (10) Where a feed that is manufactured or produced and labelled in a country other than Canada has applied to it a label that shows the identity and principal place of business of the person in Canada for whom the feed was manufactured or produced for resale, the identity and principal place of business of that person shall be preceded by the words “imported by” or “importé par” or by the words “imported for” or “importé pour”, unless the geographic origin of the product is stated on the label.

  • (11) No statement shall be made on the label of a feed indicating that such feed has been biologically tested unless

    • (a) the feed has been biologically tested using scientifically acceptable test methodology;

    • (b) the results of such tests support any claim contained in the statement or any claim implied by the statement; and

    • (c) evidence that such tests have been made and the results of such tests have been supplied to the Director for assessment or evaluation.

  • SOR/88-473, s. 4;
  • SOR/90-73, s. 10;
  • SOR/93-157, s. 1;
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2;
  • SOR/95-548, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-422, s. 3;
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 50;
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 5;
  • SOR/2009-220, s. 2.
 
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