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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 18 from 2012-12-14 to 2015-02-26:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), every package containing a supplement shall have a label affixed thereto on which shall be printed

    • (a) the name and address of the manufacturer of the supplement or the name and address of the registrant or, in the case of a supplement that is not registered under these Regulations, the name and address of the person who caused the supplement to be packaged;

    • (b) the name of the supplement;

    • (c) the weight of the supplement;

    • (d) the directions for use of the supplement;

    • (e) the lot number of the supplement;

    • (f) the guaranteed analysis prescribed in section 15;

      • (i) the minimum amount expressed in per cent of the active ingredient in the supplement,

      • (ii) the species name or genus of the active microorganism; and

      • (iii) the minimum number of active viable cells per gram of product of the active genus or species of microorganism in the product;

    • (g) in the case of a supplement in which the active ingredient may deteriorate, the date beyond which the supplement is not intended for use;

    • (g.1) in the case of a supplement that is or contains prohibited material, as defined in subsection 162(1) of the Health of Animals Regulations, conspicuous statements written legibly and indelibly in both official languages that indicate that

      • (i) feeding the product to cattle, sheep, deer or other ruminants is illegal and subject to fines or other punishment under the Health of Animals Act,

      • (ii) the product is not to be used on pasture land or other grazing areas for ruminants,

      • (iii) the product is not to be ingested, and

      • (iv) a person should wash his or her hands after the person uses the product; and

    • (h) the registration number of the supplement if the supplement is required to be registered.

  • (2) Paragraphs (1)(d) and (f) do not apply to a seed package containing a pre-inoculated or coated pre-inoculated seed if each package of pre-inoculated or coated pre-inoculated seed has a label on which is stated

    “This product is treated with (species name or genus of the active microorganism) inoculum.”

  • (3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a package containing only peat, peat moss, sphagnum moss, tree bark or other fibrous organic material if the package has a label on which is printed

    • (a) the name and address of the person who packaged or caused the supplement to be packaged; and

    • (b) the name and volume of the supplement.

  • (4) Notwithstanding subsections (1) to (3), where a supplement is sold in bulk, the information required by those subsections to be shown on a label shall be shown on the shipping bill or on a statement accompanying the shipment.

  • SOR/79-365, s. 14
  • SOR/85-558, s. 9
  • SOR/95-548, s. 4
  • SOR/2006-147, s. 10
  • SOR/2012-286, s. 2(F)
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