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Pest Control Products Regulations

Version of section 17.1 from 2017-09-21 to 2023-12-03:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in sections 17.2 to 17.94.


agreement means an agreement described in subsection 66(1) of the Act. (entente)

compensable data

compensable data means test data other than the following:

  • (a) test data that was submitted to support the registration of a new active ingredient and the pest control products associated with that ingredient, including any test data that was part of the additional information reported under section 12 of the Act in relation to that ingredient and those products;

  • (b) test data that is included in a scientific study that has been published; and

  • (c) test data that is generated by a scientific study that is fully funded by a government or one of its institutions. (données soumises à des droits d’utilisation)

crop group

crop group means a group of crops in which the residues at harvest are similar, based on similarities in appearance, harvestable commodity, edible portions and growth habits. (groupe de cultures)

letter of access

letter of access means a document that is signed by a registrant in which the registrant authorizes a named person to use or rely on identified test data. (lettre d’accès)

letter of confirmation of source

letter of confirmation of source means a document that is signed by a registrant in which the registrant confirms that they have agreed to provide an identified registered pest control product to a named person. (lettre de confirmation de source)

minor use

minor use, in respect of a pest control product, means a use the demand for which originates with a grower or a group of growers and which product is intended to be used on a particular pest in connection with a particular host organism, in all of the following circumstances:

  • (a) the use is for an agricultural purpose;

  • (b) a federal or provincial agricultural authority supports the use; and

  • (c) the use is supported by crop residue data or dislodgeable foliar data. (usage limité)

representative crop

representative crop means a crop in a crop group from which extrapolations of residue levels and maximum residue limits may be made to one or more crops in the group. (culture répresentative)

test data

test data means test data that is included in the information used by the Minister in any of the following circumstances:

  • (a) to support an application to register a pest control product or to amend a registration under section 7 or 12 of the Act;

  • (b) to support a re-evaluation under section 16 of the Act or a special review under section 17 of the Act and that is submitted in response to a notice delivered to the registrant under subsection 16(3), 18(1) or 19(1) of the Act; or

  • (c) in support of a registration before June 28, 2006. (données d’essai)

  • SOR/2010-119, s. 2
  • SOR/2017-169, s. 1

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