Pest Control Products Act
Marginal note:Notice requesting information
18 (1) A special review of a pest control product is initiated by the Minister delivering a notice in writing to the registrant explaining the reasons for initiating the special review and, if considered necessary by the Minister, requiring the registrant to provide information in the form and within the period specified in the notice.
Marginal note:Request for information from departments and provinces
(2) After the special review is initiated, the Minister shall deliver a notice to federal and provincial government departments and agencies whose interests and concerns are affected by the federal regulatory system requesting them to provide, in the form and within the period specified in the notice, information in respect of the health and environmental risks and the value of the product that is under special review.
Marginal note:Provision of information if more than one registrant
(3) If there is more than one registrant whose registered pest control products have active ingredients that the Minister has determined to be equivalent,
(a) two or more registrants may provide the information required under subsection (1) or paragraph 19(1)(a) jointly; and
(b) if the Minister is satisfied that the information required under subsection (1) or paragraph 19(1)(a) has been provided by one or more registrants, the Minister shall, subject to and in accordance with the regulations, permit another registrant to use or rely on that information to meet the requirements under that subsection or paragraph.
Marginal note:If active ingredients not equivalent
(3.1) If the active ingredients of a registered pest control product that is subject to the special review are not equivalent to the active ingredients in another registrant’s registered pest control product, the Minister shall, subject to and in accordance with the regulations, permit the registrant whose product is subject to the special review to use or rely on information provided by the other registrant if the Minister is satisfied that the information is necessary for the special review.
Marginal note:Evaluation of pest control product
(4) After the special review is initiated, the Minister shall, in accordance with the regulations, if any, evaluate only the aspects of the pest control product that are within the scope of the special review and shall carry out the consultations required by section 28.
- 2002, c. 28, s. 18
- 2017, c. 6, s. 111
- 2019, c. 29, s. 219
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