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Notice on the Suspension of Sale of Pesticides and Pesticide Equipment to Canada

Dear members of Alibaba.com,

 

According to the requirements of the competent departments of the Canadian government and the Pest Control Product Act (PCPA), Alibaba.com hereby emphasizes that it is prohibited to sell "pesticides and pesticide equipment" to buyers in Canada on Alibaba.com.

Please properly handle the in-transit orders about the above products for Canadian buyers. We will consciously observe changes of policy and rule of law in each country and adjust our control rules accordingly.

 

 

FAQ:

1. What are the reasons for the ban on the sale of pesticide products to Canada?

According to the requirements of the competent departments of the Canadian government and the Pest Control Product Act (PCPA), considering the overall trade environment and risks for the platform users, Alibaba.com decides to prohibit the sale of pesticide-related products to Canada on the platform.

 

2. To be specific, what products are prohibited to be sold to Canada?

The definition of pesticides and its related products specified by the PCPA and its Regulations has a wide range. Pesticides include all products that are claimed to be able to manage, prevent, kill, attract, repel, or reduce toxicant (such as bacteria, viruses, and other organisms and micro-organisms), and also include any sanitation products that can control toxicant, such as disinfectants and antibacterial products. Pesticide products include, but are not limited to, structural materialsdevices and other products, biochemicals and non-conventional products, such as agricultural chemicals, herbicides, pesticides/pest sprays, insect drugs, cockroach control, fungicides, insecticides/insect sprays, weedicides, acaricides, rat poison, rat bait, mosquito repellent liquid/sprays/bracelets, mosquito coils, herbal fragrance, antiseptics, and ultraviolet disinfection/germicidal lamps, etc.

Alibaba reserves the right to modify the above definition

 

3. When will the ban on the sale of pesticide products to Canada come into effect?
Starting from December 6, 2021 (UTC+8), no more pesticide products will be displayed and no more Trade Assurance orders will be created since then.

 

4. How to deal with Trade Assurance orders in transit?

If the products haven't been shipped, we recommend you to refund upon agreement with the buyers.

If the products have been shipped, you can complete the orders normally.

 

 

If you have any further question, please call 400-826-1688.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

 

 

Alibaba.com

November 29, 2021

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