Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 29 from 2016-04-15 to 2018-11-01:


Marginal note:Application for specified period

 An applicant for an authorization for a specified period, if the explosive is for use other than at a tour or international competition involving fireworks, 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) the period for which the authorization is requested;

  • (c) a short description of the explosive and its properties, as well as its Footnote *product name;

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

  • (e) the quantity of the explosive that will be used during the period;

  • (f) every location where it will be used;

  • (g) in the case of a product trial, the location where the explosive will be manufactured;

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • (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;

  • (o) the delivery system, if the explosive is to be transported in bulk; and

  • (p) the method to be used to destroy any of the explosive that is not used before the authorization expires.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 3
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