22 (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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