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Application for a Certificate of Authorization for the Use of Pesticides

Extracted from « Directive 017 »

These guidelines were extracted from « Directive 017 (French, PDF, 754 Ko) » (chapters 5, 6 and 7) to provide English-speaking applicants with the key information they are required to submit to the regional office of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques to obtain a certificate of authorization for the application of pesticides. The certificate of authorization is compulsory for work involving the use of pesticides and subject to section 22 of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2) and to subparagraph 10o b), c) and d) of section 2 of the Regulation respecting the application of the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2, r.3):
  • work involving the use of pesticides belonging to class 1, as established by the Regulation respecting permits and certificates for the sale and use of pesticides (Class 1 pesticides include any pesticide containing one or more of the following active ingredients: aldicarb, aldrin, chlordane, dieldrin, endrin and heptachlor, or any pesticide that is exempt from registration under paragraph e of subsection 1 of section 4 of the Pest Control Products Regulations (SOR/2006-124);
  • work involving the use of pesticides other than phytocides or Bacillus thuringiensis Kurstaki by aircraft, in a forest environment or for non-agricultural purposes;
  • work involving the use of pesticides in an aquatic environment having a surface outlet into a drainage basin.

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