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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 9 from 2020-10-26 to 2022-06-01:


 For the purpose of paragraph 3(b) of the Act,

  • (a) a fertilizer or supplement shall not contain

    • (i) any substance or mixture of substances that, if the fertilizer or supplement is used as specified in its directions for use or in an amount that is not in excess of the amount that is necessary to achieve its intended purposes, would leave in the tissues of a plant a residue of a poisonous or harmful substance,

    • (ii) except in accordance with a permit issued under section 160 of the Health of Animals Regulations for the purpose of section 6.4 of those Regulations, proteins derived from specified risk material, in any form, that was removed from the carcasses of cattle or that is contained in the carcasses of cattle that died or were condemned before they otherwise would have been slaughtered for human consumption as food, or

    • (iii) major plant nutrients, secondary nutrients or micronutrients that are present at toxic levels if the fertilizer or supplement is used as specified in its directions for use or in an amount not in excess of the amount that is necessary to achieve its intended purposes;

  • (b) a fertilizer-pesticide or supplement-pesticide shall not be nor contain a pesticide that does not comply with the requirements of the Pest Control Products Act in respect of the approved use and the application rate for that pesticide;

  • (c) a fertilizer or supplement that is represented to be a fertilizer or supplement whose term is set out in the List of Materials shall meet the definition in that List that corresponds to that term; and

  • (d) a fertilizer or supplement that is represented to contain a fertilizer or supplement whose term is set out in the List of Materials shall contain an ingredient that meets the definition in that List that corresponds to that term.

  • SOR/2020-232, s. 8
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