Ammonium Nitrate and Calcium Ammonium Nitrate Code Audit
Ensuring fertilizer safety requires standardized Codes of Practice and a coordinated effort among all industry stakeholders.
The Agricultural Ammonium Nitrate and Calcium Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice applies to all agri-retail facilities in Canada that transport, store, handle or sell agricultural ammonium nitrate and calcium ammonium nitrate. The Ammonium Nitrate and Calcium Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice parallels existing Federal regulations pertaining to ammonium nitrate and calcium ammonium nitrate in which agri-retail sites in Canada must be compliant with. Audits will assist agri-retailers in reaching compliance by identifying deficiencies in a proactive manner, allowing for correction before there is a regulatory or safety concern.
What happens if I do not get my facility re-audited?
If you do not get your facility re-audited before year-end, certifications will be withdrawn until your facility has completed an audit. We may also notify applicable authorities that your site is no longer certified and there may be a regulatory compliance issue. Fertilizer Canada members must be certified as compliant with the Agricultural Ammonium Nitrate and Calcium Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice as a condition of membership.
In addition, an administration fee of $500.00 will be required to re-activate your certification status. Delaying re-certification to the following year will not extend the normal re-audit period.
AWSA Code Auditors:
To schedule an audit, please contact your region’s Code Auditor, listed below.
For specific questions concerning the auditing process, please contact the AN and CAN Code Project Manager, Anthony Laycock at 1-866-311-0444 or by email at [email protected].