Explosives Regulations, 2013 (SOR/2013-211)

Regulations are current to 2018-09-26 and last amended on 2016-04-15. Previous Versions

TABLE/TABLEAU

IMAGESUSING CONSUMER FIREWORKSUTILISATION DE PIÈCES PYROTECHNIQUES À L’USAGE DES CONSOMMATEURS
Part 16 of the Explosives Regulations, 2013 provides additional safety rules for consumer fireworks.La partie 16 du Règlement sur les explosifs prévoit des règles de sécurité additionnelles.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
PEOPLE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD who use fireworks must be supervised by an adult.LES PERSONNES DE MOINS DE 18 ANS qui utilisent des pièces pyrotechniques doivent le faire sous la surpervision d’un adulte.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
CHOOSE a wide, clear site away from all obstacles. Refer to the safety instructions on the fireworks label for minimum distances from spectators.CHOISIR un emplacement spacieux, bien dégagé et loin de tout obstacle. Consulter les consignes de sécurité sur l’étiquette des pièces pyrotechniques pour connaître les distances minimales entre les pièces et les spectateurs.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
DO NOT FIRE IN WINDY CONDITIONS.NE PAS METTRE À FEU LES PIÈCES PYROTECHNIQUES PAR TEMPS VENTEUX.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
READ all instructions on the fireworks. PLAN the order of firing before you begin.LIRE toutes les instructions sur les pièces pyrotechniques. DÉTERMINER l’ordre de mise à feu avant de débuter.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
USE A GOOD FIRING BASE such as a pail filled with earth or sand.UTILISER UNE BONNE BASE DE MISE À FEU, tel un seau, remplie de terre ou de sable.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
BURY fireworks that do not have a base HALFWAY in a container of earth or sand (such as a pail, box or wheelbarrow) unless the label on the firework indicates otherwise. Set them at a 10-degree angle, pointing away from people.ENFOUIR À MOITIÉ les pièces pyrotechniques qui ne possèdent pas de base dans un contenant (par exemple, un seau, une boîte ou une brouette) renfermant du sable ou de la terre, sauf indication contraire sur l’étiquette. Les installer à un angle de 10 degrés et les pointer en direction opposée des spectateurs.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
NEVER try to light a firework or hold a lit firework in your hand unless the instructions of the person who obtained its authorization indicate that they are designed to be hand-held.NE JAMAIS tenir dans la main des pièces pyrotechniques qui sont allumées ou que vous tentez d’allumer, sauf si les instructions de la personne qui a obtenu l’autorisation des pièces indiquent qu’elles sont conçues pour être tenues dans la main.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
LIGHT CAREFULLY: Always light the fuse at its tip.ALLUMER PRUDEMMENT : toujours allumer la mèche à l’extrémité.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
KEEP WATER NEARBY: Dispose of used fireworks (including debris) in a pail of water.GARDER DE L’EAU À PORTÉE DE LA MAIN : mettre les pièces pyrotechniques utilisées et les débris dans un seau d’eau.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
WAIT at least 30 minutes before approaching a firework that did not go off. NEVER try to RELIGHT a firework that did not go off. NEVER try to fix a firework that is defective.ATTENDRE au moins 30 minutes avant de s’approcher d’une pièce pyrotechnique dont la mise à feu n’a pas fonctionné. NE JAMAIS tenter de RALLUMER une pièce pyrotechnique dont la mise à feu n’a pas fonctionné. NE JAMAIS tenter de réparer une pièce pyrotechnique qui est défectueuse.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
KEEP fireworks in a cool, dry, ventilated place, out of the reach of children.CONSERVER les pièces pyrotechniques dans un endroit frais, sec, aéré et hors de la portée des enfants.
This image illustrates the rule that follows.
IT IS RECOMMENDED that safety glasses be worn.IL EST RECOMMANDÉ de porter des lunettes de sécurité.
  • SOR/2016-75, s. 31.

PART 17Special Effect Pyrotechnics

Marginal note:Overview

 This Part authorizes the acquisition, storage and sale of special effect pyrotechnics and regulates their use. Division 1 sets out rules for sellers. Division 2 sets out rules for users and other acquirers and indicates how to obtain a fireworks operator certificate.

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

black powder

poudre noire

black powder means an explosive classified as type P.1. (poudre noire)

licence

licence

licence means a licence that authorizes the storage of the type of pyrotechnics to be sold or acquired. (licence)

propellant powder

poudre propulsive

propellant powder means black powder and smokeless powder. (poudre propulsive)

pyrotechnic event

activité pyrotechnique

pyrotechnic event means an event at which special effect pyrotechnics are used and includes a film or television production in which special effect pyrotechnics are used. (activité pyrotechnique)

special effect pyrotechnics

pièce pyrotechnique à effets spéciaux

special effect pyrotechnics means, in addition to any explosive classified as type F.3, the following types of explosive if they will be used to produce a special effect in a film or television production or a performance before a live audience:

  • (a) fireworks accessories (type F.4);

  • (b) black powder and hazard category PE 1 black powder substitutes (type P.1);

  • (c) smokeless powder and hazard category PE 3 black powder substitutes (type P.2);

  • (d) initiation systems (type I) (for example, blasting accessories); and

  • (e) detonating cord (type E.1). (pièce pyrotechnique à effets spéciaux)

smokeless powder

poudre sans fumée

smokeless powder means an explosive classified as type P.2. (poudre sans fumée)

special purpose pyrotechnics

pièce pyrotechnique à usage particulier

special purpose pyrotechnics means special effect pyrotechnics that are combined with a flammable liquid, solid or gas to produce custom-made special effects. (pièce pyrotechnique à usage particulier)

user

utilisateur

user means a person who acquires special effect pyrotechnics for use, which includes setting them up and firing them. (utilisateur)

Marginal note:Pyrotechnics quantity

 A reference to the mass of a special effect pyrotechnic in this Part is a reference to its gross mass (the mass of the pyrotechnic plus the mass of any packing or container) except in the case of propellant powder, where it is a reference to its net quantity (the mass of the powder excluding the mass of any packaging or container and, in the case of an Footnote *explosive article, also excluding any component that is not an Footnote *explosive substance).

 
Date modified: