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Soil Amendments - Alkaline or Dried Municipal Biosolids

municipal biosolids-granules

Standard CAN/BNQ 0413-400
Soil Amendments - Alkaline or Dried Municipal Biosolids

CAN/BNQ 0413-400 is a national standard that specifies the characteristics of alkaline or dried municipal biosolids as well as the criteria and methods used to verify these characteristics. The standard applies to municipal biosolids resulting from a thermal or alkaline process that are used as soil amendments. The processes are recognized as destroying pathogens such as salmonella, enteroviruses and viable ascarid eggs. The standard sets out requirements regarding five main areas:

  • moisture content;
  • level of inorganic trace elements;
  • level of organic chemical compounds;
  • microbiologic characteristics (level of salmonella and control measures for the processing of alkaline or dried municipal biosolids);
  • tests for purposes of labelling.

As well, the standard sets out requirements regarding sampling, test methods, controls, labelling and general warnings.

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12522ANGCAN/BNQ 0413-400 Soil Amendments - Alkaline or Dried Municipal Biosolids
This is a reaffirmation (reapproval) of the edition dated April 7, 2009.
REVISION IN PROGRESS (expected date for the new edition: Undetermined)
Version Language Publication date Edition Updated on No. of pages Price
0413-4000413-400A:PDFPDFEnglish2009-04-07
(R 2015-01-28)
33085 $
0413-4000413-400AR:PDFNetwork PDF LicenseEnglish2009-04-07
(R 2015-01-28)
330255 $
12439FRNCAN/BNQ 0413-400 Amendements de sols - Biosolides municipaux alcalins ou séchés
Il s'agit d'une reconduction (confirmation) du texte de l'édition du 7 avril 2009.
REVISION IN PROGRESS (expected date for the new edition: Undetermined)
Version Language Publication date Edition Updated on No. of pages Price
0413-4000413-400:PDFPDFFrench2009-04-07
(R 2015-01-28)
33385 $
0413-4000413-400R:PDFNetwork PDF LicenseFrench2009-04-07
(R 2015-01-28)
333255 $

Standards committee members

Number of committee members: 13
Mr. Tony Di FrusciaVille de Montréal - Service de l'eau - Direction de l'épuration des eaux usées
Ms. Geneviève DussaultRecyc-Québec
Mr. Daniel EkouallaMinistère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) - Direction des matières résiduelles
Ms. Chantal FouldsL'Union des producteurs agricoles
Ms. Tania GhesegerMetro Vancouver
Mr. Tom HarzWalker Industries
Ms. Amandeep KomalCanadian Food Inspection Agency
Mr. John LaverySylvis Environmental Services
Mr. Benoît LebeauOntario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
Mr. Éric LevesqueVille de Laval
Mr. Karel MénardFront commun québécois pour une gestion écologique des déchets (FCQGED)
Mr. Jean VigneuxSolinov
Ms. Jennifer WinsorManitoba Conservation and Climate

 

Certification Offer

The Soil Amendments -Alkaline or Dried Municipal Biosolids certification program is for manufacturers wishing to have the BNQ recognize their products as compliant. To obtain certification, manufacturers must demonstrate to the BNQ that they have met the requirements of the CAN/BNQ 0413-400 standard, the CAN/BNQ 0413-905 certification protocol and the CAN/BNQ 0413-400 certification requirements for quality management systems:

  • manufacturer’s in-house laboratory;
  • external laboratory outsourced by the manufacturer;
  • controls, measurement and testing;
  • product distribution;
  • maintaining quality after final controls, measurement and testing;
  • disposition of nonconformity;
  • complaints to the manufacturer;
  • control of manufacturer’s records.

The BNQ certification is valid for two years and requires manufacturers to undergo two inspections annually.

This certification program is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada.

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12553ANGBNQ 0413-905 Soil Amendments - Alkaline or Dried Municipal Biosolids - Certification Protocol
This new edition supersedes the edition dated October 6, 2000.
Version Language Publication date Edition Updated on No. of pages Price
0413-9050413-905A:PDFPDFEnglish2009-08-0521760 $
0413-9050413-905AR:PDFNetwork PDF LicenseEnglish2009-08-05217180 $
12512FRNBNQ 0413-905 Amendements de sols - Biosolides municipaux alcalins ou séchés - Protocole de certification
Cette nouvelle édition remplace celle du 6 octobre 2000.
Version Language Publication date Edition Updated on No. of pages Price
0413-9050413-905:PDFPDFFrench2009-08-0521660 $
0413-9050413-905R:PDFNetwork PDF LicenseFrench2009-08-05216180 $

Certified businesses

Number of certificates:1
1LavalVILLE DE LAVAL - STATION LA PINIÈRE

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Andréanne Bilodeau, agr.
Program Leader
Bureau de normalisation du Québec
Tel.: 418-652-2238 / 1-800-386-5114, ext. 2451
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