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Pest Control Products Incident Reporting Regulations (SOR/2006-260)

Regulations are current to 2021-03-23 and last amended on 2009-03-12. Previous Versions

Annual Summary

Marginal note:When annual summary required

  •  (1) A registrant must file an annual summary with respect to an active ingredient in the following circumstances:

    • (a) the active ingredient is a component of a pest control product that is the subject of an incident report filed by the registrant in the year; and

    • (b) the active ingredient is implicated in at least 10 such reports in the same year.

  • Marginal note:Content

    (2) The annual summary must contain the following information:

    • (a) with respect to each incident report referred to in paragraph (1)(b), the category of incident described in section 2; and

    • (b) a concise critical analysis of all the data relating to the active ingredient, including a comparison with analyses of past years and commentary on any changes that arose in the year in the risk profile of any pest control product of which the active ingredient is a component.

  • Marginal note:Timing

    (3) The annual summary must be filed at the same time as the incident reports required by section 13.

Dangerous Situations

Marginal note:Health or environment

 Every registrant must provide the Minister with all information set out in subsection 3(1) that they receive and that has not already been reported, within 24 hours after the Minister requests it for the purpose of responding to a situation that endangers human or domestic animal health or the environment.


Marginal note:Keep and submit on request

 Every registrant and applicant must keep a record of every completed incident report and any information they have that relates to or is in connection with that report for six years after the day on which the report is filed with the Minister. The record must be provided to the Minister, on request, for the purpose of making comparisons or a historical analysis of the incidents or to permit the Minister to exercise powers under the Act.

Placement in Register

Marginal note:Incident reports and supplemental information

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister must place all incident reports that relate to registered pest control products in the Register, including any supplemental information in support of the reports that is volunteered by the registrant or applicant, such as any relevant opinion or commentary.

  • Marginal note:Exclusion

    (2) The Minister must remove from the incident reports, and from any supplemental information provided in connection with them, all personal information as defined in section 3 of the Privacy Act.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

 These Regulations come into force six months after the day on which they are registered.

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