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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2020-10-26 to 2022-06-01:

  •  (1) The following fertilizers and supplements are exempt from the application of the Act and these Regulations:

    • (a) manure that is sold in its natural condition and that conforms to the standard set out in paragraph 9(a), other than manure that is a fertilizer or supplement referred to in section 2.1; and

    • (b) a fertilizer or supplement that is imported or manufactured in Canada that is used for manufacturing purposes only and that requires further treatment, other than mixing, blending, repackaging or application to seeds.

  • (1.1) A fertilizer or supplement, including one that is imported, that is not intended for sale or use in Canada and that is intended for export and labelled accordingly is exempt from the application of the Act, other than section 5.5, and the application of these Regulations.

  • (2) Supplements that are imported into or manufactured in Canada for experimental purposes are exempt from the Act and all provisions of these Regulations except sections 23.1 to 23.4.

  • (3) A fertilizer that is imported into or manufactured in Canada for experimental purposes and that is not a fertilizer-pesticide or a fertilizer that contains a supplement is exempt from the application of section 3 of the Act and of all provisions of these Regulations other than section 2.1, if the residual fertilizer and all plants that are grown in the course of the experiment are destroyed at the end of the experiment.

  • SOR/79-365, s. 2
  • SOR/85-558, s. 2
  • SOR/88-353, s. 2
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2(F)
  • SOR/97-7, s. 3
  • SOR/2020-232, s. 5
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