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Seeds Regulations

Version of section 20 from 2006-03-22 to 2020-04-22:

  •  (1) In this section, pest control product has the same meaning as control product in section 2 of the Pest Control Products Act.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), any seed treated with a pest control product shall be thoroughly stained with a conspicuous colour to show that the seed has been so treated.

  • (3) Seed that has been coated with any material that renders it conspicuous is exempt from the staining requirement.

  • (4) Where seed has been treated with a pest control product, the precautionary symbol and signal word prescribed by the regulations made under the Pest Control Products Act to indicate the nature and degree of risk inherent in that product, together with the following statement, shall be marked on the package of the seed or on a conspicuous label attached to the package:

    Do not use for food or feed. This seed has been treated with blank line (common or chemical name of pest control product)

  • SOR/86-850, s. 9
  • SOR/96-252, s. 2

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