Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 74 from 2014-02-01 to 2016-04-14:


Marginal note:Information on explosives

  •  (1) The following information must be displayed on each Footnote *explosive that is manufactured at the factory or satellite site:

    • (a) the name and address of the person who obtained the explosive’s authorization;

    • (b) the date of its manufacture and, if the manufacturer carries out manufacturing operations in shifts, the shift during which it was manufactured;

    • (c) its trade name; and

    • (d) instructions, in both English and French, for its safe handling, storage, use and destruction.

  • Marginal note:Manner of displaying information

    (2) The information must be

    • (a) legibly printed on the explosive;

    • (b) legibly printed on a label affixed to the explosive, if it is not possible to comply with paragraph (a);

    • (c) contained in a barcode or matrix code that is printed on the explosive, or on a label affixed to it, and can be read by a device that is available to the general public (for example, a smartphone), if it is not possible to comply with paragraphs (a) and (b); or

    • (d) legibly printed on the packaging containing the explosive or on a label affixed to the packaging, if it is not possible to comply with paragraphs (a) to (c).

  • Marginal note:Information on packaging

    (3) The following information must be legibly printed on the packaging, or on a label affixed to the packaging, of the explosive:

    • (a) the words “Explosives/Explosifs”, “Fireworks/Pièces pyrotechniques”, “Pyrotechnics/Pièces pyrotechniques” or “Rocket Motors/Moteurs de fusée”, as the case may be, on the outer packaging and any inner packaging; and

    • (b) the trade name and classification of the explosive and the name and address of the person who obtained its authorization on the outer packaging.

  • Marginal note:Information on industrial explosives

    (4) The manufacturer’s division 1 factory licence number must be printed in a legible and permanent manner on the outer packaging of every industrial explosive.

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