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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 22 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-02-26:

  •  (1) Every sample of a fertilizer or supplement taken by an inspector for analysis shall,

    • (a) be taken in a manner approved by the Director;

    • (b) represent fairly the lot of fertilizer or supplement from which it is taken; and

    • (c) be of sufficient size for analysis.

  • (2) Where a fertilizer is packed in bags, a sample shall

    • (a) in the case of lots or shipments of ten bags or less, consist of approximately equal portions drawn from each bag in the lot; and

    • (b) in the case of lots or shipments of eleven bags or more, consist of approximately equal portions drawn from each of any 10 bags in the lot or shipment.

  • (3) Where non-liquid fertilizers are in bulk, samples in approximately equal portions shall be drawn from each of at least 10 different sections of the bulk.

  • SOR/79-365, s. 17
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2(F)
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