Submission Preparation Training - Guide to Submitting Applications for Registration under the Fertilizers Act
2. File Types
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Research Authorizations (RA):
Purpose: Required prior to the environmental release of all novel supplements. RAs ensure the safe release of the supplement, prescribe confinement conditions, protective equipment, and crop disposal methods.
- Novel supplements that have not been previously assessed, are GM, or may present a risk/unknown to human health or the environment
- Poses negligible risk to plant, animal, human health and the environment, and non-genetically modified (GM)
- Renewals of past authorizations
- Request for waiver (confined trials i.e. growth chamber, greenhouse)
Applications for Registration:
Purpose: Required for some fertilizers and supplements prior to importation or sale.
New Registration: NR No Data & NR Data
Re-Registration: RR No Data & RR Data
Amendments: MA (minor) & AM (major)
minor: name/address of registrant/manufacturer; product name/brand; colour/format of label
major: any other change
Example: Registration Number: 2015020A Fertilizers Act
A: Supplement; B: Micronutrient; C: Fertilizer -Pesticide; D: Farm Fertilizer
- Date modified: