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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 11 from 2013-04-26 to 2020-10-25:

  •  (1) A fertilizer or supplement shall not contain

    • (a) any substance in quantities likely to be generally detrimental or seriously injurious to vegetation (except weeds), domestic animals, public health or the environment when used according to directions;

    • (b) any substance that would, when applied in amounts commonly used or as specified in the directions for use, leave in the tissues of a plant a residue of a poisonous or harmful substance; or

    • (c) except in accordance with a permit issued under section 160 of the Health of Animals Regulations for the purpose of section 6.4 of those Regulations, proteins derived from specified risk material, in any form, that was removed from the carcasses of cattle or that is contained in the carcasses of cattle that died or were condemned before they otherwise would have been slaughtered for human consumption as food.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2013-79, s. 5]

  • (3) A fertilizer shall not contain plant nutrients that are present at toxic levels if the fertilizer is used at recommended rates.

  • (4) No fertilizer-pesticide shall contain a pesticide

    • (a) of a brand other than an approved brand as set out in the Compendium of Fertilizer-Use Pesticides; or

    • (b) that does not meet the requirements of the Compendium of Fertilizer-Use Pesticides in respect of the approved use and the application rate for that pesticide.

  • SOR/79-365, s. 10
  • SOR/91-441, s. 2
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2
  • SOR/95-548, s. 4
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 75
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 8
  • SOR/2013-79, s. 5
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