P-9.3, r. 1 - Pesticides Management Code

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74.1. It is prohibited to apply, for agricultural purposes, Class 3A pesticides or Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides containing atrazine, chlorpyrifos, clothianidin, imidacloprid or thiamethoxam unless an agronomic justification containing the following information has been obtained:
(1)  the number of the document;
(2)  the name, address, telephone number and, where applicable, email address of the farmer who intends to apply the pesticide;
(3)  where applicable, the name, address and telephone number of the owner of the parcel;
(4)  the name, address of the professional domicile and, where applicable, email address of the mandated agrologist and the agrologist’s member number in the Ordre des agronomes du Québec;
(5)  in the case of Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides, the crop to be treated;
(6)  the identification of the parcel in which the work is to be performed;
(7)  the identification of the phytosanitary problem;
(8)  an evaluation of the phytosanitary problem;
(9)  an analysis of the various possible phytosanitary interventions, including alternative pest control methods available;
(10)  the treatment required;
(11)  the reasons justifying the choice of the treatment;
(12)  the name of the active ingredient involved in the treatment and
(a)  in the case of Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides, the names of the pesticides containing the active ingredient involved and the quantity required; and
(b)  in the case of Class 3A pesticides, the quantity of seeds required and the plant species concerned;
(13)  the expiry date of the justification;
(14)  the signature of the agrologist and the date.
70-2018O.C. 70-2018, s. 11.
74.1. It is prohibited to apply, for agricultural purposes, Class 3A pesticides or Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides containing atrazine, chlorpyrifos, clothianidin, imidacloprid or thiamethoxam unless an agronomic justification containing the following information has been obtained:
(1)  the number of the document;
(2)  the name, address, telephone number and, where applicable, email address of the farmer who intends to apply the pesticide;
(3)  where applicable, the name, address and telephone number of the owner of the parcel;
(4)  the name, address of the professional domicile and, where applicable, email address of the mandated agrologist and the agrologist’s member number in the Ordre des agronomes du Québec;
(5)  in the case of Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides, the crop to be treated;
(6)  the identification of the parcel in which the work is to be performed;
(7)  the identification of the phytosanitary problem;
(8)  an evaluation of the phytosanitary problem;
(9)  an analysis of the various possible phytosanitary interventions, including alternative pest control methods available;
(10)  the treatment required;
(11)  the reasons justifying the choice of the treatment;
(12)  the name of the active ingredient involved in the treatment and
(a)  in the case of Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides, the names of the pesticides containing the active ingredient involved and the quantity required; and
(b)  in the case of Class 3A pesticides, the quantity of seeds required and the plant species concerned;
(13)  the expiry date of the justification;
(14)  the signature of the agrologist and the date.
70-2018O.C. 70-2018, s. 11.
The provisions relating to the agronomic justification and prescription come into force, depending on the pesticide concerned, on the following dates:
8 September 2018 for Class 3A pesticides;
1 April 2019 for Class 1 to Class 3 pesticides containing chlorpyrifos, clothianidin, imidacloprid or thiamethoxam.
(see O.C. 70-2018, s. 17)