Pest Control Products Regulations

Version of section 53 from 2006-06-06 to 2014-08-25:

Marginal note:Criteria

 The following are the criteria referred to in section 51:

  • (a) the research does not involve the use of a semiochemical;

  • (b) in the case of research that involves the use of a chemical pest control product,

    • (i) it does not involve the use of an antimicrobial agent,

    • (ii) it does not involve aerial application,

    • (iii) it does not involve the application of a pest control product to water or to a place where runoff water may remove residues from the research site,

    • (iv) it does not involve the use of a pest control product in any of the following areas:

      • (A) greenhouses,

      • (B) residential areas, including lawns, gardens and parks,

      • (C) industrial premises, and

      • (D) food-handling areas,

    • (v) it does not involve the use of a pest control product for either

      • (A) structural pest control, or

      • (B) fumigation,

    • (vi) it does not involve the use of a pest control product that contains a formulant that is on Part I of the List of Pest Control Product Formulants and Contaminants of Health or Environmental Concern or a contaminant that is on Part 3 of that List,

    • (vii) in the case of a pest control product that contains an unregistered active ingredient, the application of the pest control product is carried out by the researcher alone

      • (A) on 5 to 50 ha of land owned or operated by a research establishment, or

      • (B) on 1 to 5 ha of land owned or operated by a cooperator, and

    • (viii) in the case of a pest control product that contains a registered active ingredient,

      • (A) the application of the pest control product is carried out by a researcher or cooperator on 10 to 50 ha of land owned or operated by a research establishment or a cooperator, and

      • (B) there is a reasonable expectation that the research will not increase occupational exposure above the level that is expected when the pest control product is used in accordance with its conditions of registration; and

  • (c) in the case of research that involves the use of a microbial agent,

    • (i) it does not involve aerial application,

    • (ii) it does not involve the use of a pest control product that contains a formulant that is on Part 1 of the List of Pest Control Product Formulants and Contaminants of Health or Environmental Concern or a contaminant that is on Part 3 of that List,

    • (iii) the micro-organism is indigenous to the area where it is intended to be used, and

    • (iv) the application of the pest control product is carried out on a maximum of 10 ha of land owned or operated by a research establishment or, in the case of an aquatic application, on a body of water that has a maximum of 1 ha of surface area and that is wholly contained on land owned or operated by a research establishment.

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