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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 3.1 from 2013-04-26 to 2020-10-25:

  •  (1) A customer-formula fertilizer containing a pesticide registered under the Pest Control Products Act for the purpose stated on the label is exempt from registration.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/85-558, s. 3]

  • (3) The following fertilizers and supplements are exempt from registration:

    • (a) fertilizers and supplements set out in Schedule II;

    • (b) farm fertilizers, if

      • (i) they are mixed fertilizers,

      • (ii) the nutrients contained in them are in a mineral form and are obtained by extraction or by physical or chemical processes, and

      • (iii) they do not contain a pesticide;

    • (c) supplements sold only for correction of soil acidity or alkalinity;

    • (d) supplements that consist of seeds that are treated with a fertilizer or a supplement that

      • (i) is exempt from registration, or

      • (ii) is registered, and whose label indicates that it is for use in treating seeds;

    • (e) peat, peat moss, sphagnum moss, tree bark and other fibrous organic matter that is represented for use only in improving the physical conditions of the soil;

    • (f) customer-formula fertilizers;

    • (g) specialty fertilizers, other than those referred to in paragraph (b) of the definition specialty fertilizers, that do not contain pesticides; and

    • (h) potting soils that contain a fertilizer or a supplement that

      • (i) is exempt from registration, or

      • (ii) is registered, and whose label indicates that it is for use in potting soils.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/85-558, s. 3]

  • SOR/79-365, s. 3
  • SOR/85-558, s. 3
  • SOR/88-353, s. 3
  • SOR/92-585, s. 2
  • SOR/93-232, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-6, s. 73
  • SOR/2013-79, s. 1
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