Pest Control Products Regulations

Version of the schedule from 2006-06-06 to 2014-08-25:


SCHEDULE 2(Subparagraph 4(1)(b)(i) and subsection 4(2))Pest Control Products Exempt from Registration

  • 1 Feed for animals, if the pest control product contained in the feed is registered under the Act for the purpose of mixing with feed.

  • 2 A fertilizer that is subject to the Fertilizers Act, if the pest control product contained in it is registered under these Regulations.

  • 3 Seed that has been treated with a pest control product that is registered for the purpose of treating such seed, if

    • (a) the seed is sold and shipped in bulk and the documents that accompany the shipment include the common chemical name of the active ingredient of the pest control product used to treat the seed or, if it has no common chemical name, its chemical or other name; or

    • (b) in the case of seed that is packaged for distribution, the label shows the statement “This seed is treated with”, followed by the name of the pest control product, including the chemical name or common chemical name of its active ingredient, together with the appropriate precautionary symbols and signal words set out in Schedule 3 and any other applicable statements that are required by these Regulations.

  • 4 A water conditioner that

    • (a) is represented to control algae and is for use in or around homes in humidifiers, aquariums, waterbeds or any appliance that has a water reservoir;

    • (b) contains as its only active ingredient at most 60% copper sulphate registered under the Act; and

    • (c) is in a package whose label shows all of the following information:

      • (i) on the principal display panel,

        • (A) the identity of the water conditioner in terms of its function referred to in paragraph (a),

        • (B) the information set out in items 1 to 3 of the table to section 6,

        • (C) in the case of a water conditioner whose concentration of copper sulphate is set out in column 1 of item 2 or 3 of the table to this section, the precautionary symbol set out in column 2 of item 7 of Schedule 3, and

        • (D) the appropriate signal words set out in column 2 of the table to this section, and

      • (ii) on the secondary display panel, the information set out in items 4 to 7 of the table to section 6.

      Table to Section 4

      Column 1Column 2
      ItemConcentration of Copper Sulphate in Water ConditionerSignal Words
      1Less than 12%None
      212% or more but less than 30%“Caution — Poison”
      330% or more but not more than 60%“Warning — Poison”
  • 5 A device that is manufactured, represented or sold as a means to attract and destroy flying insects indoors, by means other than the use of an active ingredient that is a chemical, if

    • (a) the device is certified by the Canadian Standards Association as meeting the requirements of Standard CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 189-M89, entitled High-Voltage Insect Killers, as amended from time to time; and

    • (b) all of the following information appears on the label of the device:

      • (i) the logo of the Canadian Standards Association,

      • (ii) the identity of the device in terms of its function,

      • (iii) the information set out in items 3 to 6 of the table to section 6,

      • (iv) the precaution statement “This device should not be installed directly on or over surfaces where food is exposed, processed or prepared.”, and

      • (v) the statement “To aid in the reduction of housefly population, use this device in conjunction with sanitary practices.”.

  • 6 A device that is manufactured, represented or sold as a means to attract and destroy flying insects outdoors, by means other than the use of an active ingredient that is a chemical, if

    • (a) the device is certified by the Canadian Standards Association as meeting the requirements of Standard CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 189-M89, entitled High-Voltage Insect Killers, as amended from time to time; and

    • (b) all of the following information appears on the label of the device:

      • (i) the logo of the Canadian Standards Association,

      • (ii) the identity of the device in terms of its function,

      • (iii) the information set out in items 3 to 6 of the table to this section,

      • (iv) the statement “For Outdoor Use Only.”, and

      • (v) the statement “This device does not control blackflies, mosquitoes or other biting flies.”.

    Table to Section 6

    • 1 The following guarantee statement:

      • (a) the word “GUARANTEE”, followed by a colon;

      • (b) the common chemical name of the active ingredient of the pest control product or, if it has no common chemical name, its chemical or other name; and

      • (c) the concentration of the active ingredient, expressed, if the pest control product is

        • (i) a liquid, as a percentage by mass, or as mass per unit volume, or both, or

        • (ii) a dust, wettable powder or other dry formulation, as a percentage by mass.

    • 2 A declaration of net quantity of the package, expressed

      • (a) by volume, if the pest control product is a liquid or gas or is viscous; or

      • (b) by mass, if the pest control product is a solid or pressure-packed.

    • 3 The name and postal address of the distributor.

    • 4 The directions for the use of the pest control product, including application rates, timing of application and any limitations on its use.

    • 5 Information that identifies any risks associated with the handling, storage, display, distribution and disposal of the pest control product, and instructions on procedures to reduce those risks.

    • 6 Information that identifies any risks to health, the environment or anything in connection with which the pest control product is to be used, and instructions on procedures to reduce those risks.

    • 7 Instructions in first aid, under the heading “FIRST AID INSTRUCTIONS”, that set out the practical measures to be taken in the event of poisoning, intoxication or injury caused by the pest control product.

  • 7 A swimming pool product that

    • (a) is represented or sold as a product whose function is to control bacteria or algae, or both;

    • (b) contains as its only active ingredient a registered active ingredient of the type, concentration and percentage of available chlorine set out in the table to this section; and

    • (c) is in a package and whose label shows all of the following information:

      • (i) on the principal display panel,

        • (A) the identity of the product in terms of its function referred to in paragraph (a),

        • (B) the information set out in items 1 to 3 of the table to section 6,

        • (C) the appropriate signal words set out in column 4 of the table to this section,

        • (D) in the case of an active ingredient set out in column 1 of the table to this section, the precautionary symbol set out in column 5 of item 1 or of paragraph 2(b), 3(b), 4(b), 5(b) or 6(b) of that table, as applicable, and

        • (E) in the case of an active ingredient set out in column 1 of any of items 2 to 6 of the table to this section, the precautionary symbol set out in column 5 of paragraph 2(a), 3(a), 4(a), 5(a) or 6(a) of that table, as applicable, and

      • (ii) on the secondary display panel, the information set out in items 4 to 7 of the table to section 6.

    Table to Section 7

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
    ItemActive IngredientConcentration (%)Available Chlorine (%)Signal WordsPrecautionary Symbol
    1Sodium Hypochlorite10.810.3“Warning — Corrosive”
    Symbol for warning - corrosive, consisting of a Diamond shape outline with bones of a hand inside.
    2Calcium Hypochlorite65 or 7065 or 70(a) “Warning — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for warning - poison, consisting of a Diamond shape outline with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    3Lithium Hypochlorite2935(a) “Warning — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for warning - poison, consisting of a Diamond shape outline with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    4Trichloro-s-triazinetrione10090(a) “Caution — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for caution - poison, consisting of an inverted triangle with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    5Sodium Dichloro-s-triazinetrione10062(a) “Caution — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for caution - poison, consisting of an inverted triangle with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    6Sodium Dichloro-s-triazinetrione dihydrate10056(a) “Caution — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for caution - poison, consisting of an inverted triangle with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
  • 8 A spa product that

    • (a) is represented or sold as a product whose function is to control bacteria or algae, or both;

    • (b) contains as its only active ingredient a registered active ingredient of the type, concentration and percentage of available chlorine set out in the table to this section; and

    • (c) is in a package and whose label shows all of the following information:

      • (i) on the principal display panel,

        • (A) the identity of the product in terms of its function referred to in paragraph (a),

        • (B) the information set out in items 1 to 3 of the table to section 6,

        • (C) the appropriate signal words set out in column 4 of the table to this section,

        • (D) in the case of an active ingredient set out in column 1 of any of items 1 to 3 and 5 of the table to this section, the precautionary symbol set out in column 5 of paragraph 1(b), 2(b) or 3(b) or item 5 of that table, as applicable, and

        • (E) in the case of an active ingredient set out in column 1 of any of items 1 to 3 of the table to this section, the precautionary symbol set out in column 5 of paragraph 1(a), 2(a) or 3(a) of that table, as applicable, and

      • (ii) on the secondary display panel, the information set out in items 4 to 7 of the table to section 6.

    Table to Section 8

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
    ItemActive IngredientConcentration (%)Available Chlorine (%)Signal WordsPrecautionary Symbol
    1Lithium Hypochlorite2935(a) “Warning — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for warning - poison, consisting of a Diamond shape outline with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    2Sodium Dichloro-s-triazinetrione10062(a) “Caution — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for caution - poison, consisting of an inverted triangle with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    3Sodium Dichloro-s- triazinetrione dihydrate10056(a) “Caution — Poison”(a)
    Symbol for caution - poison, consisting of an inverted triangle with a skull and bones inside.
    (b) “Caution — Corrosive”(b)
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
    4Sodium Bromide35N/ANoneNone
    5Potassium Monopersulfate32N/A“Caution — Corrosive”
    Symbol for caution - corrosive, consisting of an Inverted triangle with bones of a hand inside.
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