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Pest Control Products Regulations

Version of section 36 from 2023-06-05 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Declaration — general

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the importer of a pest control product — except a pest control product described in paragraph 4(1)(f) or (g) — must provide the Minister with a declaration at the time of the importation, in English or French, signed by the importer, that sets out

    • (a) the shipper’s name and postal address, along with their email address or telephone number;

    • (b) the importer’s name and address, along with their email address or telephone number;

    • (c) the name of the pest control product, which may include a distinctive brand or trademark;

    • (d) if applicable, the number of the pest control product’s licence, certificate, permit, registration, foreign product use certificate, research authorization certificate or research notification certificate;

    • (e) the quantity of the pest control product being imported, expressed

      • (i) by volume, if the product is liquid, gaseous or viscous,

      • (ii) by mass, if the product is a solid or pressure-packed,

      • (iii) by number of units being imported, if the product is a device or a treated article, and

      • (iv) in terms specified by the Minister in the conditions of registration under paragraph 8(1)(a) of the Act, in any other case;

    • (f) if applicable, the chemical name, common chemical name or other name of each active ingredient of the pest control product, along with its quantity in the pest control product; and

    • (g) the purpose of the importation of the pest control product, expressed as follows:

      • (i) “For Distribution, Including Sale”, if the product is being imported for distribution, including sale,

      • (ii) “For Manufacturing Purposes”, if the product is being imported for use in the manufacture of a registered pest control product,

      • (iii) “For Research Purposes”, if the product is being imported for research purposes,

      • (iv) “For Grower Requested Own Use”, if the product is being imported under a foreign product use certificate issued under subsection 41(3), and

      • (v) “For (importer to specify the purpose)”, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:Declaration — treated seed

    (2) The importer of treated seed must provide the Minister with a declaration at the time of the importation, in English or French, signed by the importer, that sets out

    • (a) the shipper’s name and postal address, along with their email address or telephone number;

    • (b) the importer’s name and address, along with their email address or telephone number;

    • (c) the name of the kind or species of seed;

    • (d) the country where the crop from which the seed is derived was grown;

    • (e) if applicable, the number of the treated seed’s licence, certificate, permit, registration, foreign product use certificate, research authorization certificate or research notification certificate;

    • (f) the quantity of treated seed that is being imported, expressed by mass;

    • (g) the chemical name, common chemical name or other name of each active ingredient of the pest control product that is incorporated into, or applied to, the seed, along with its quantity, expressed by mass or volume, as applicable, per 100 kg of seed;

    • (h) the name of the treated seed, including any distinctive brand or trademark; and

    • (i) the purpose of the importation of the treated seed, expressed as follows:

      • (i) “For Distribution, Including Sale”, if the seed is being imported for distribution, including sale,

      • (ii) “For Manufacturing Purposes”, if the seed is being imported for further manufacturing,

      • (iii) “For Research Purposes”, if the seed is being imported for research purposes,

      • (iv) “For Grower Requested Own Use”, if the seed is being imported under a foreign product use certificate issued under subsection 41(3), and

      • (v) “For (importer to specify the purpose)”, in any other case.

  • Marginal note:Retention

    (3) The importer must keep the information set out in a declaration for two years after the day on which the importation of the pest control product in respect of which the declaration was made.

  • SOR/2014-24, s. 16
  • SOR/2016-61, s. 6(F)
  • SOR/2022-241, s. 12

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