General Requirements for Certificates
56. A research authorization certificate and a research notification certificate expire on December 31 of the year in which they are issued, unless another expiry date is specified in the certificate.
Marginal note:Not renewable
57. Neither a research authorization certificate nor a research notification certificate is renewable.
Marginal note:Not transferable
58. Neither a research authorization certificate nor a research notification certificate is transferable.
Signage at Research Sites
59. Unless otherwise specified as a condition by the Minister under subsection 41(1) of the Act, a research establishment must post signs at every research site that
(a) show all of the following information:
(i) the following primary message, in both English and French:
“PEST CONTROL EXPERIMENTAL SITE / SITE D’EXPÉRIMENTATION DE LUTTE ANTIPARASITAIRE
DO NOT ENTER WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. / ACCÈS INTERDIT SANS AUTORISATION
CONTACT (contact name) AT (phone number). / S’ADRESSER À (nom du responsable) AU (no de téléphone).”, and
(ii) the research authorization certificate number or research notification certificate number, when there is one;
(b) are visible, legible, indelible and posted at every entrance to the research site on each side of the entrance;
(c) are posted before treatment begins and remain posted until any treated food or feed crop is harvested or as long as data are being collected; and
(d) may include the name of the pest control product that is the subject of the research and the name and logo of its manufacturer, if they are printed smaller than the primary message.
60. (1) A research establishment must ensure that every pest control product that is used in research is accompanied by an experimental label.
(2) An experimental label must
(a) show all of the information specified in section 26, except paragraphs 26(1)(d), (g), (i) and (k) and (2)(d);
(i) the following information on the principal display panel:
(A) the statement “EXPERIMENTAL USE ONLY”,
(B) the research authorization certificate number or the research notification certificate number, when there is one, as follows:
(I) “RESEARCH AUTHORIZATION/NOTIFICATION NO. (assigned number) PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS ACT”, or
(II) “RESEARCH AUTHORIZATION/NOTIFICATION NO. (assigned number) P.C.P. ACT”,
(C) the statement “SALE PROHIBITED. NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY PERSON OTHER THAN A RESEARCHER OR COOPERATOR.”,
(D) the statement “KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN”,
(E) the manufacturer’s name and address, and
(F) when the research involves the use of a pest control product that contains a formulant that is on Part 2 of the List of Pest Control Product Formulants and Contaminants of Health or Environmental Concern, the statement “Warning: contains the allergen (name of allergen)”,
(ii) on the secondary display panel, when the research involves the use of an unregistered pest control product, in the instructions on decontamination procedures and disposal referred to in paragraph 26(2)(b), the statement “Any unused product must be returned to the manufacturer.”, and
(iii) on the secondary display panel, despite paragraph (a), the statement set out in subparagraph 26(2)(e)(ii) amended to read as follows: “Take the experimental label with you when seeking medical attention.”; and
(c) represent the intended research as described in the research plan.
(3) Despite paragraph (2)(a), when the research involves the use of a registered pest control product, the following information need not be shown on the experimental label if that label is used in conjunction with the approved label:
(a) the net quantity referred to in paragraph 26(1)(j);
(b) instructions on decontamination procedures and disposal referred to in paragraph 26(2)(b);
(c) information that identifies any significant risk to the environment, and instructions on procedures to reduce those risks, referred to in paragraph 26(2)(c); and
(d) the notice to users referred to in paragraph 26(2)(g).
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