Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 28 from 2014-02-01 to 2016-04-14:


Marginal note:Application for indefinite period

 An applicant for an authorization for an indefinite period must complete, sign and send to the Chief Inspector of Explosives the application form provided by the Department of Natural Resources. The application must include the following information:

  • (a) the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of the applicant and of the manufacturer if the applicant is not the manufacturer;

  • (b) a short description of the Footnote *explosive and its properties, as well as its trade name, if any;

  • (c) a description of the circumstances in which it will be used;

  • (d) for an Footnote *explosive article, a technical drawing of the article, prepared to scale, that sets out its dimensions, its components and the materials of its construction;

  • (e) the composition of the explosive and the percent tolerance or range of each of its ingredients;

  • (f) the composition of any substitute explosive and the percent tolerance or range of each of its ingredients;

  • (g) the results of any tests conducted by or on behalf of a foreign state that has authorized the explosive or a similar explosive, or the classification of the explosive by a foreign state;

  • (h) the anticipated classification of the explosive under section 36;

  • (i) in the case of an explosive to be Footnote *manufactured in Canada for the first time, a description of the manufacturing operations that will be used;

  • (j) for an explosive article, a description of its performance characteristics, the way in which it functions and the instructions for its use;

  • (k) a description of any packaging or container in which the explosive will be handled, used, stored or displayed for sale;

  • (l) a description of the packaging or container in which the explosive will be transported and stored, and the safety standards to which the packaging or container must conform under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992;

  • (m) the information that will be printed on the explosive and its packaging;

  • (n) the safety instructions, in both English and French, that will accompany the explosive, including procedures for preventing accidents when handling, storing, using or destroying the explosive and the procedures to follow if the explosive is lost or stolen; and

  • (o) the period after the manufacture of the explosive during which it will remain suitable for use in the circumstances described in paragraph (c).

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