Processed Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 291)

Regulations are current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2013-04-26. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE IV(ss. 26, 29 and 35)

TABLE IFootnote *

Minimum Net and Drained Weights

A. Canned Fruits

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
10 fl. oz.14 fl. oz.19 fl. oz.28 fl. oz.100 fl. oz.
Products211 × 400300 × 407307 × 409401 × 411603 × 700
OuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOunces
NetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrained
1.Apples, Crab Apples
  • (a
    Solid Pack, Pie Fruit
15202797
  • (b
    Syrup Pack
15½920½12291711063
2.Apple Sauce 10½15½2129110
3.Apricots
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1161682111291511058
  • (b
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
15½1020½14282010580
  • (c
    Water Pack
10½615½820½11281510558
4.Blackberries, Boysenberries
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1115½920½12291711063
  • (b
    Water Pack
10½1592012281710563
5.Blueberries
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
11615½20½10291510855
  • (b
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
1592012281710563
  • (c
    Water Pack
106152010281510555
6.Cherries, Red Sour Pitted
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1115½920½12291711063
  • (b
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
15½1120½15282010572
  • (c
    Water Pack
10½15½92012281710563
7.Cherries, Sweet Unpitted11615½820½12291611060
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
  • (b
    Water Pack
10½61582012281610560
8.Cherries, Maraschino 11580
9.Fruit Cocktail
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1115½20½12291711063
  • (b
    Water Pack
10½152012281710563
10.Fruits for Salad, Fruit Salad
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1115½20½12291711063
  • (b
    Water Pack
10½152012281710563
11.Gooseberries
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1161682112291711063
  • (b
    Water Pack
10½61582012281710563
12.Grapefruit Sections 1115½20½1211065
13.Grapefruit and Orange Sections 1115½920½12
14.Loganberries, Lawtonberries
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
11162111291611260
  • (b
    Water Pack
10½15½20½11281610560
15.Peaches
  • (a
    Syrup Pack, Halves, Quarters, Slices
11615½20½12291711063
  • (b
    Water Pack, Halves, Quarters, Slices
10½61520½12281710563
  • (c
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
151020½15282010580
16.Pears
  • (a
    Syrup Pack,
  • (i) 
    Halves, Quarters, Slices
11615½20½12291711063

(ii) Whole

291611060
  • (b
    Water Pack,
  •  (i) 
    Halves, Quarters, Slices
10½6152012281710563
  • (ii) 
    Whole
281610560
17.[Repealed, SOR/80-762, s. 16]
18.Plums, Prune Plums
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
11615½820½11291611063
  • (b
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
15102014282010585

(c) Water Pack

1061582011281610563
19.Raspberries
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
11515½720½102916
  • (b
    Water Pack
10515720102816
20.Rhubarb
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1171692112291611063
  • (b
    Water Pack
1071592012281610563
  • (c
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
15122015282010580
21.Strawberries
  • (a
    Syrup Pack
1115½620½2915
  • (b
    Water Pack
10156202815
  • Return to footnote *Weights indicated in this Table are minimum and the fill of a product must conform with section 27, Part III of the Regulations. The operator is responsible for a properly filled can and he should not “pack-down” to the weights outlined in this Table.

B. Canned Vegetables

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
10 fl. oz.14 fl. oz.19 fl. oz.28 fl. oz.100 fl. oz.
Products211 × 400300 × 407307 × 409401 × 411603 × 700
OuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOunces
NetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrained
1.Beans, Green and Wax
  • (a
    Regular Cut, Short Cut
105.814.57.82011.5281710558
  • (b
    French Cut, French Style
105.514.57.52011.0281710558
  • (c
    Whole, Whole Vertical Pack
106.014.57.52010.5281610556
2.Beans, Lima 10½71592013281710568
3.Beans, Vegetarian Beans 10½1520½28½108
4.Beans With Pork 10½15½2129112
5.Bean Sprouts 10152011281610553
6.Beets
  • (a
    Diced
1071592013281810568
  • (b
    Sliced, Cut or Quartered
10152011281710563
  • (c
    Whole
106152010281510558
  • (d
    Julienne
1061582011281610560
  • (e
    Crinkle Cut
1061582011281610560
  • (f
    Crinkle Cut Strips
106152010281510558
7.Carrots
  • (a
    Diced, Julienne
101592012½281710563
  • (b
    Sliced
106152012281610560
  • (c
    Whole
1582012281610560
8.Corn
  • (a
    Cream Style
101520½29105
  • (b
    Whole Kernel in Brine
10715102013281810568
  • (c
    Hominy
15102013281810568
9.Leafy Greens (other than Spinach) 10714101913271810363
10.Macedoine, Mixed Vegetables 1061592012281610563
11.Mushrooms
  • (a
    Whole, Sliced
101582012281510558
  • (b
    Stems and Pieces
10152011½2814½10558
12.Onions, Whole 2012281610560
13.Peas 10152012½281710563
14.Peas, Ripe Soaked 10½715102114291810870
15.Peas and Carrots 1061592012281610563
16.Potatoes, White
  • (a
    Diced, Julienne
1071592013281710568
  • (b
    Sliced
10152012281610560
  • (c
    Whole
1061582012281610560
17.Pumpkin, Squash 101520½29108
18.Sauerkraut 1015102014282010570
19.[Repealed, SOR/85-775, s. 2]
20.Succotash 10½15½2129110
21.Stewed Tomatoes 10152028½105
22.Tomatoes
  • (a
    Canada Fancy 65% drained solids
15201328½18½10568
  • (b
    Canada Choice 60% drained solids
159201228½1710563
  • (c
    Canada Standard 50% drained solids
15201028½14½10552½
23.Vegetables for Chop Suey 1061592012281610563

C. Other Canned Vegetables

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
7 fl. oz.12 fl. oz.12 fl. oz.19 fl. oz.100 fl. oz.
Produce211 × 304211 × 409307 × 306307 × 409603 × 700
OuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOunces
NetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrained
1.Asparagus
  • (a
    Tips or Spears
127201210563
  • (b
    Cuts or Cuttings
122011½10560
2.Corn Whole Kernel V.P. 712

D. Canned Sweet Potatoes

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VIColumn VII
8 fl. oz.19 fl. oz.21 fl. oz.28 fl. oz.48 fl. oz.100 fl. oz.
Produce211 × 304307 × 409404 × 307401 × 411404 × 700603 × 700
OuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOunces
NetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrainedNetDrained
1.Potatoes, Sweet
  • (a
    Cut, in liquid packing media
820132919503211070
  • (b
    Whole, in liquid packing media
2114½

Average Drained Weights and Minimum Drained Weights

E. Canned Pineapple

ProductColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
8 fl. oz.10 fl. oz.14 fl. oz.19 fl. oz.28 fl. oz.100 fl. oz.
307 × 201.25211 × 400307 × 309307 × 409401 × 411603 × 700
OuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOunces

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Pineapple
  • (a
    Syrup Pack, Sweetened Juice Pack
  • (i) 
    All styles other than Crushed
8.494.924.709.595.565.3115.649.389.0220.5012.9111.9029.5017.7017.14109.4565.6763.98
  • (ii) 
    Crushed
8.495.405.139.596.0415.649.8520.5012.3029.5018.59109.4568.96
  • (b
    Water Pack
  • (i) 
    All styles other than Crushed
8.494.674.449.595.285.0015.648.918.5420.5011.6811.2829.5016.8116.25109.4562.3960.70
  • (ii) 
    Crushed
8.494.674.449.595.4415.648.8720.5011.6229.5016.73109.4562.06
  • (c
    Juice Pack
  • (i) 
    Crushed
8.495.405.139.595.7515.649.3920.5012.3017.70109.4565.68
  • (ii) 
    Crushed, Heavy Pack
9.597.0015.6411.4220.5014.9729.5021.54109.4579.90
  • (iii) 
    Crushed, Solid Pack
9.597.4815.6412.2020.5015.9929.5023.01109.4585.37

Average Drained Weights and Minimum Drained Weights

F. Canned Vegetables

ProductColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
10 fl. oz.14 fl. oz.19 fl. oz.28 fl. oz.48 fl. oz.100 fl. oz.
211 × 400300 × 407307 × 409401 × 411404 × 700603 × 700
OuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOuncesOunces
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Spinach6.86.39.18.612.611.918.617.658.454.7
  • SOR/80-762, ss. 14 to 20;
  • SOR/85-775, s. 2;
  • SOR/86-622, s. 3;
  • SOR/92-644, s. 2.

TABLE II

MAXIMUM GROSS HEADSPACE FOR STANDARD METAL CONTAINERS

Can DesignationCan DimensionsMaximum Gross Headspace 1/16 inchFootnote for

TABLE II

MAXIMUM GROSS HEADSPACE FOR STANDARD METAL CONTAINERS

*
4½ fluid ounces 202 × 213.56
211 × 2006
5½ fluid ounces 202 × 3086
6 fluid ounces 202 × 3146
7½ fluid ounces 211 × 3007
10 fluid ounces 211 × 4007
207.5 × 410.57
12 fluid ounces 211 × 4097
14 fluid ounces 300 × 4078
307  × 3098
19 fluid ounces 307  × 4098
28 fluid ounces 401  × 4118
48 fluid ounces 404  × 70010
100 fluid ounces 603 × 70012
  • Return to footnote *As measured in sixteenths of an inch from the surface of the contents of the can to the straight edge passing across the top of the double seam of the can.

TABLE III

RANGE OF CUT-OUT STRENGTH OF JUICE OR SYRUP FOR CANNED OR FROZEN FRUIT AND CANNED SWEET POTATOES PER CENT SOLUBLE SOLIDS

ItemProductIdentification Names of Syrup
Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
Extra Heavy Syrup or Extra Heavy Fruit Juice SyrupHeavy Syrup or Heavy Fruit Juice SyrupLight Syrup or Light Fruit Juice SyrupSlightly Sweetened Water or Slightly Sweetened Fruit JuicePacked in (name of Fruit or Fruits) Juice or Packed in (name of Fruit or Fruits) Juice from Concentrate
1.
  • (1) Apricots

Not more than 35% and not less than 25% soluble solidsLess than 25% but not less than 19% soluble solidsLess than 19% but not less than 15% soluble solidsLess than 15% but not less than 11% soluble solidsNot less than 5% soluble solids
  • (2) Blackberries

  • (3) Boysenberries

  • (4) Cherries, sour pitted

  • (5) Crabapples

  • (6) Currants

  • (7) Gooseberries

  • (8) Lawtonberries

  • (9) Loganberries

  • (10) Rasberries red and purple

  • (11) Rhubarb

  • (12) Strawberries

  • (13) Thimbleberries

  • (14) Apples

  • (15) Blueberries

  • (16) Cherries, sweet

  • (17) Plums, prune plums

  • (18) Grapefruit

2.
  • (1) Cantaloupe, melons

Not more than 35% and not less than 23% soluble solidsLess than 23% but not less than 18% soluble solidsLess than 18% but not less than 14% soluble solidsLess than 14% but not less than 10% soluble solidsNot less than 5% soluble solids
  • (2) Fruit cocktail

  • (3) Fruit salad, Tropical fruit salad

  • (4) Fruits for salad

  • (5) Peaches

  • (6) Pears

  • (7) Pineapple

  • (8) Mandarin oranges

  • (9) Sweet potatoes

3.
  • (1) Maraschino Cherries

Not less than 40% soluble solids
  • SOR/78-170, s. 12.

TABLE IV

MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF SUGAR, INVERT SUGAR, DEXTROSE OR GLUCOSE IN DRY FORM REQUIRED TO BE ADDED TO FROZEN FRUITS

Frozen ProductPer Cent Added
1.Cherries, Sour 30
2.Cherries, Sweet 20
3.Strawberries 20
4.Raspberries 20
5.Blueberries 20
6.Boysenberries 20
7.Loganberries 20
8.Blackberries 20
9.Rhubarb 20
10.Peaches 20
11.Cherries for pies, red sour pitted 10
12.Cherries in bulk, red sour pitted 10
13.Fruits for pies, various 10
14.Fruits for remanufacturing 10