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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 475 from 2018-11-02 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Record of sale

  •  (1) A record of each sale of a restricted component must be kept for two years after the date of the sale. The record must include the following information and documents:

    • (a) the buyer’s name, address and telephone number;

    • (b) the date of the sale;

    • (c) the bill of lading, sales receipt or similar document;

    • (d) the type of document provided under section 473 and the document’s reference number;

    • (e) the Footnote *product name and quantity of the component sold;

    • (f) an indication of whether the component was sold in bulk or in packages;

    • (g) if the component was sold in packages, the weight or volume of each package;

    • (h) a description of how the component will be used; and

    • (i) if the component was shipped, the date of reception and the quantity received.

  • Marginal note:Annual sales contract

    (2) In the case of a component seller who has entered into an annual sales contract with a buyer, the information required under paragraphs (1)(d) and (h) need only be recorded once in each calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Access

    (3) The record of sale must be kept locked up when it is not being used and must be made available only to a person who needs access to it in the course of their employment.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) This section does not apply to a sale of the following restricted components if the quantity sold is no more than the quantity set out below:

    • (a) hydrogen peroxide, 1 L;

    • (b) nitromethane, 1 L;

    • (c) potassium chlorate, 1 kg;

    • (d) potassium perchlorate, 10 kg;

    • (e) sodium chlorate, 1 kg;

    • (f) nitric acid, 4 L;

    • (g) potassium nitrate, 25 kg; and

    • (h) sodium nitrate, 25 kg.

    Note: This exception for small sales of restricted components applies only to the requirement to keep records of sales.

  • SOR/2016-75, s. 39
  • SOR/2018-231, s. 44(F)

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