We organize Working Groups to address specific regulatory issues raised by industry members or by CFIA Fertilizer Section staff

  • Open invitation for members to join volunteer groups of regulatory professionals and associates, supported by CFIA regulatory staff, meeting electronically,  to address a specific regulatory issue
  • Working Group members take an active role in discussing and providing input to the  issue and develop consensus-based advice & recommendations for government regulators
  • We present an annual conference where Working Group reports are presented and considered, and future strategic directions are discussed.  CFIA regulatory staff are invited to participate

CURRENTLY ACTIVE GROUPS

Working Group to review and make recommendations on Upper Limits for Heavy Metals in Hydroponic Fertilizers. (ULHMHF)

  • CFIA Trade Memo T4-93 regulates heavy metals in soil applied fertilizers
  • Parallel regulations for aqueous fertilizers are needed

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Working Group to review and make recommendations on Dual Property Products. (DPP)

  • To explore and recommend regulatory pathways towards a single label, approved by both CFIA and PMRA, for products that have dual properties of growth promotion and plant protection
  • Working in collaboration with both CFIA and PMRA

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FUTURE GROUPS

Standards for polymer & other coatings for fertilizers

  • Safety and environmental issues around polymer and non-polymer coatings for controlled release fertilizers,  including nano material coatings
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Upper Nutrient Tolerances for Fertilizers

  • Mitigate safety and environmental risks of unintentional over application
  • Implications for greenhouse gas emissions
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GET INVOLVED

Join us and take part of this amazing group of regulatory experts that contribute to the establishment of the regulatory framework for the newest technologically-advanced Fertilizers and Supplements products intended for the Canadian market.

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