Marginal note:Quality assurance person
19 (1) A holder of a licence for processing must retain the services of one individual as a quality assurance person who has the training, experience and technical knowledge related to the requirements of Parts 5 and 6 that are applicable to the class of cannabis in respect of which activities are conducted under the licence.
Marginal note:Exception — edible cannabis
(1.1) Despite subsection (1), if the quality assurance person does not have the training, experience and technical knowledge related to the requirements of Parts 5 and 6 that are applicable to edible cannabis, the holder of a licence for processing that conducts activities in respect of that class of cannabis must retain the services of another individual who has that training, experience and technical knowledge.
(2) The quality assurance person is responsible for
(a) assuring the quality of the cannabis before it is made available for sale;
(b) investigating every complaint received in respect of the quality of the cannabis and, if necessary, immediately taking measures to mitigate any risk; and
(c) if they suspect, on reasonable grounds, that the cannabis or anything that will be used as an ingredient presents a risk of injury to human health or that the applicable requirements of Part 5 or 6 are otherwise not being met, immediately investigating the matter and, if necessary, immediately taking measures to mitigate any risk.
(3) A holder of a licence for processing may designate up to two individuals as alternate quality assurance persons who are qualified to replace the quality assurance person.
(4) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply in respect of a reference standard or a test kit.
- SOR/2019-206, s. 9
- SOR/2022-251, s. 6
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