Off-Road Compression-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (SOR/2005-32)

Regulations are current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2012-01-16. Previous Versions

Application for Authorization to Apply the National Emissions Mark

  •  (1) A company that intends to apply a national emissions mark in relation to an engine shall make a request to the Minister to obtain an authorization that is in the form set out in Schedule 1.

  • (2) The application shall be signed by a person who is authorized to act on behalf of the company and shall include

    • (a) the name and street address of the head office of the company and, if different, its mailing address;

    • (b) a statement that the company is seeking to obtain the authorization to apply the national emissions mark under these Regulations;

    • (c) the street address of the location at which the national emissions mark will be applied; and

    • (d) information to show that the company is capable of verifying compliance with the standards set out in these Regulations.

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 4

National Emissions Mark and Label Requirements

[SOR/2011-261, s. 5]
  •  (1) The national emissions mark is the mark set out in Schedule 2.

  • (2) The national emissions mark shall be at least 7 mm in height and 10 mm in width.

  • (3) A company that is authorized to apply the national emissions mark shall display the identification number assigned by the Minister in figures that are at least 2 mm in height, immediately below or to the right of the national emissions mark.

  • (4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/2011-261, s. 6]

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 6
  •  (1) The national emissions mark and any label required by these Regulations, other than a U.S. emission control information label, shall be located

    • (a) on or immediately next to the emission control information label referred to in paragraph 16(d); or

    • (b) if there is no emission control information label, in a visible or readily accessible location.

  • (2) The national emissions mark and any label required by these Regulations, other than a U.S. emission control information label, shall

    • (a) be permanently applied;

    • (b) be resistant to or protected against any weather condition; and

    • (c) bear inscriptions that are legible and indelible and that are indented, embossed or in a colour that contrasts with the label’s background.

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 7

Unique Identification Number

  •  (1) A unique identification number shall be applied to every engine.

  • (2) The unique identification number shall be legible and may be engraved or stamped on the engine or may be on a label that meets the requirements set out in section 8.

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 7

Engine Standards

  •  (1) An emission control system that is installed on an engine to enable it to conform to the standards set out in these Regulations shall not

    • (a) in its operation, release a substance that causes air pollution and that would not have been released if the system had not been installed; or

    • (b) in its operation or malfunction, make the engine or the machine in which the engine is installed unsafe, or endanger persons or property near the engine or machine.

  • (2) No engine shall be equipped with a defeat device as defined in section 107(b), subpart B, of CFR 89 or section 115(g), subpart B, of CFR 1039, as the case may be.

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 8
  •  (1) Subject to sections 11.1 to 14, an engine of a given gross power category shall conform to,

    • (a) for the 2006 to 2011 model years,

      • (i) the exhaust emission standards set out in section 112, subpart B, of CFR 89 for those model years,

      • (ii) the crankcase emission standards set out in section 112(e), subpart B, of CFR 89 for those model years, and

      • (iii) the smoke emission standards set out in section 113, subpart B, of CFR 89 for those model years;

    • (b) for the 2012 to 2014 model years,

      • (i) subject to subsection (4), either the exhaust emission standards set out in sections 101(a), (b), (c), (e) and (f), or sections 102(a) and (b), subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years,

      • (ii) the crankcase emission standards set out in section 115(a), subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years,

      • (iii) the smoke emission standards set out in section 105, subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years, and

      • (iv) the evaporative emission standards for engines fuelled with volatile liquid fuels set out in section 107, subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years; and

    • (c) for the 2015 and subsequent model years,

      • (i) the exhaust emission standards set out in sections 101(a), (b), (c), (e) and (f), subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years,

      • (ii) the crankcase emission standards set out in section 115(a), subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years,

      • (iii) the smoke emission standards set out in section 105, subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years, and

      • (iv) the evaporative emission standards for engines fuelled with volatile liquid fuels set out in section 107, subpart B, of CFR 1039 for those model years.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the standards referred to in subsection (1) apply for the useful life of the engine and include the test procedures, fuels and calculation methods set out in CFR 89 or CFR 1039, as the case may be, for the model year in question. For greater certainty, the certification standards described in section 120, subpart B, of CFR 89 or section 240, subpart C, of CFR 1039, as the case may be, apply to the model year in question.

  • (3) The in-use standards that apply for the useful life of engines of the 2012 and subsequent model years set out in the table to section 104(b), subpart B, of CFR 1039 are determined in accordance with that section.

  • (4) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(b)(i), the applicable standards for interim Tier 4 engines that have a gross power category of 56 kW to less than 560 kW are the phase-out standards set out in tables 4 to 6, as applicable, to section 102, subpart B, of CFR 1039.

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 9
  •  (1) Subject to subsection 13(3), an engine that is imported into or manufactured in Canada — other than an EPA-certified engine, an engine used in a transportation refrigeration unit referred to in section 11.1 and a replacement engine referred to in section 12 — shall bear a label that sets out

    • (a) the statement “THIS ENGINE CONFORMS TO ALL APPLICABLE STANDARDS FOR THE [insert model year] MODEL YEAR PRESCRIBED BY THE CANADIAN OFF-ROAD COMPRESSION-IGNITION ENGINE EMISSION REGULATIONS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF MANUFACTURE / CE MOTEUR EST CONFORME À TOUTES LES NORMES QUI SONT APPLICABLES À L’ANNÉE DE MODÈLE [inscrire l’année de modèle] EN VERTU DU RÈGLEMENT SUR LES ÉMISSIONS DES MOTEURS HORS ROUTE À ALLUMAGE PAR COMPRESSION CANADIEN EN VIGUEUR À LA DATE DE SA CONSTRUCTION”;

    • (b) the model year of the engine;

    • (c) the date of manufacture of the engine;

    • (d) the gross power or gross power category of the engine;

    • (e) an identification of the emission control system;

    • (f) the name of the engine manufacturer;

    • (g) the engine family; and

    • (h) the engine displacement.

  • (2) Paragraph 10.1(1)(a) does not apply when a national emissions mark is affixed to the engine.

  • (3) Paragraph 10.1(1)(e) does not apply to a transition engine as referred to in subsection 13(1).

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 9
  •  (1) In this section, adjustable parameter means a device, system or element of design that is capable of being physically adjusted and as a result can affect emissions or engine performance during emission testing or normal in-use operation, but does not include a device, system or element of design that is permanently sealed by the engine manufacturer or that is inaccessible with the use of ordinary tools.

  • (2) Engines equipped with adjustable parameters must comply with the applicable standards under these Regulations for any specification within the physically adjustable range.

  • SOR/2011-261, s. 10
 
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