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Overview of the Permit and Certificate Regulation

Table 1. Activities related to the sale and use of pesticides and the related permit classes and subclasses

Activity requiring a permit

Permit class

Permit subclass

Class of pesticides sold or used

WHOLESALE A   1 to 5
RETAIL B    
Retail sale of Class 1 to Class 3A pesticides   B1 1 to 3A
Retail sale of Class 4 pesticides    B2  4
REMUNERATED WORK C    
Aerial application    C1 1 to 3 and 4
Aquatic application    C2 1 to 3 and 4
Application on raw land    C3 1 to 3 and 4
Application for ornamental horticulture    C4 1 to 3 and 4
Application for extermination    C5 1 to 3 and 4
Application by fumigation (methyl bromide, carbon dioxide, ethylene oxide, phosphine, sulfuryl fluoride)    C6 -
Application in forest areas    C7 1 to 3 and 4
Application on cultivated land    C8 1 to 4
Application for control of stinging insects    C9 1 to 3 and 4
Application in buildings for horticultural purposes    C10 1 to 3 and 4
Other applications   C11  1 to 4
NON-REMUNERATED WORK D    
Aerial application  

  D1

1 to 3
Aquatic application     D2 1 to 3
Application on raw land     D3 1 to 3
Application for ornamental horticulture     D4 1 to 3
Application for extermination     D5 1 to 3
Application by fumigation (methyl bromide, carbon dioxide, ethylene oxide, phosphine, sulfuryl fluoride)     D6 -
Application in forest areas
( ≥10 employees)
    D7 1 to 3
Application for control of stinging insects     D9 1 to 3
Application in buildings for ornamental horticultural purposes     D10 1 to 3
Other applications     D11 1 to 3

The information contained in this brochure does not replace the legal texts of the Pesticides Act or the Regulation respecting permits and certificates for the sale and use of pesticides.

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