Sulphur in Gasoline Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-07-15:

  •  (1) For the purposes of these Regulations,

    • (a) where a method is being used at a site pursuant to subsection 6(1) of the Benzene in Gasoline Regulations, samples at that site shall be taken by that method; and

    • (b) in any other case, samples shall be taken in accordance with the sampling method described in the National Standard of Canada standard CAN/CGSB-3.5-94, Unleaded Automotive Gasoline.

  • (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the following concentrations shall be measured as indicated:

    • (a) the concentration of sulphur in gasoline shall be measured

      • (i) until December 31, 2003, in accordance with the method set out in National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-3.0 No. 16.1-98, Sulphur in Gasoline by Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (EDXRF), and

      • (ii) after December 31, 2003, in accordance with the American Society for Testing and Materials method D 5453-00, Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Sulfur in Light Hydrocarbons, Motor Fuels and Oils by Ultraviolet Fluorescence;

    • (b) the concentration of sulphur in an oxygenate shall be measured in accordance with the American Society for Testing and Materials method D 5453-00, Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Sulfur in Light Hydrocarbons, Motor Fuels and Oils by Ultraviolet Fluorescence; and

    • (c) the concentration of sulphur in butane shall be measured in accordance with the American Society for Testing and Materials method D 6667-01, Standard Test Method for Determination of Total Volatile Sulfur in Gaseous Hydrocarbons and Liquefied Petroleum Gases by Ultraviolet Fluorescence.

  • (3) to (5) [Repealed, SOR/2003-319, s. 4]

  • (6) For the purposes of sections 4 and 12, where a method of analysis is being used at a site pursuant to subsection 6(2) of the Benzene in Gasoline Regulations, analysis of samples of gasoline taken at that site may be done by that method.

  • (7) Subsection (6) shall not be interpreted as an exemption from any requirement under section 2;

  • SOR/2003-319, s. 4
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