Food and Drug Regulations (C.R.C., c. 870)

Regulations are current to 2016-09-18 and last amended on 2016-08-26. Previous Versions

 [S]. Cotton Seed Oil

  • (a) shall be the oil of seeds of cultivated Gossypium spp.;

  • (b) shall have

    • (i) a relative density (20°C/water at 20°C) of not less than 0.918 and not more than 0.926,

    • (ii) a refractive index (nD40°C) of not less than 1.458 and not more than 1.466,

    • (iii) a saponification value (milligrams potassium hydroxide per gram of oil) of not less than 189 and not more than 198,

    • (iv) an iodine value (Wijs) of not less than 99 and not more than 119,

    • (v) an unsaponifiable matter content of not more than 15 grams per kilogram,

    • (vi) a positive Halphen test,

    • (vii) an acid value of not more than 0.6 milligram potassium hydroxide per gram of oil, and

    • (viii) a peroxide value of not more than 10 milliequivalents peroxide oxygen per kilogram of oil; and

  • (c) may contain oxystearin.

 [S]. Cocoa Butter shall be the fat from cocoa nibs, obtained either before or after roasting, or cocoa liquor, and shall have

  • (a) a refractive index (40°C) of not less than 1.453 and not more than 1.458;

  • (b) a saponification value of not less than 188 and not more than 202;

  • (c) an iodine value (Hanus) of not less than 32 and not more than 41; and

  • (d) an acid value of not more than five.

  • SOR/97-263, s. 3.

 [S]. Corn Oil or Maize Oil

  • (a) shall be the oil of the germ or embryo of Zea mays L.; and

  • (b) shall have

    • (i) a relative density of (20°C/water at 20°C) of not less than 0.917 and not more than 0.925,

    • (ii) a refractive index (nD40°C) of not less than 1.465 and not more than 1.468,

    • (iii) a saponification value (milligrams potassium hydroxide per gram of oil) of not less than 187 and not more than 195,

    • (iv) an iodine value (Wijs) of not less than 103 and not more than 128,

    • (v) an unsaponifiable matter content of not more than 28 grams per kilogram,

    • (vi) an acid value of not more than 0.6 milligram potassium hydroxide per gram of oil, and

    • (vii) a peroxide value of not more than 10 milliequivalents peroxide oxygen per kilogram of oil.

 [S]. Peanut Oil or Arachis Oil

  • (a) shall be the oil of the seeds of Arachis hypogaea L.;

  • (b) shall have

    • (i) a relative density of (20°C/water at 20°C) of not less than 0.914 and not more than 0.917,

    • (ii) a refractive index (nD40°C) of not less than 1.460 and not more than 1.465,

    • (iii) a saponification value (milligrams potassium hydroxide per gram of oil) of not less than 187 and not more than 196,

    • (iv) an iodine value (Wijs) of not less than 80 and not more than 106,

    • (v) an unsaponifiable matter content of not more than 10 grams per kilogram,

    • (vi) an arachidic and higher fatty acids content of not less than 48 grams per kilogram,

    • (vii) an acid value of not more than 0.6 milligram potassium hydroxide per gram of oil, and

    • (viii) a peroxide value of not more than 10 milliequivalents peroxide oxygen per kilogram of oil; and

  • (c) not contain oxystearin.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 22(E).

 [S]. Soybean Oil, Soya Bean Oil, Soja Oil or Soya Oil

  • (a) shall be the oil of the seeds of Glycine max (L.) Merr.;

  • (b) shall have

    • (i) a relative density of (20°C/water at 20°C) of not less than 0.919 and not more than 0.925,

    • (ii) a refractive index (nD40°C) of not less than 1.466 and not more than 1.470,

    • (iii) a saponification value (milligrams potassium hydroxide per gram of oil) of not less than 189 and not more than 195,

    • (iv) an iodine value (Wijs) of not less than 120 and not more than 143,

    • (v) an unsaponifiable matter content of not more than 15 grams per kilogram,

    • (vi) an acid value of not more than 0.6 milligram potassium hydroxide per gram of oil, and

    • (vii) a peroxide value of not more than 10 milliequivalents peroxide oxygen per kilogram of oil; and

  • (c) may contain oxystearin.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 23(E).

 [S]. Sunflowerseed Oil or Sunflower Oil

  • (a) shall be the oil of the seeds of Helianthus annuus L.; and

  • (b) shall have

    • (i) a relative density of (20°C/water at 20°C) of not less than 0.918 and not more than 0.923,

    • (ii) a refractive index (nD40°C) of not less than 1.467 and not more than 1.469,

    • (iii) an iodine value (Wijs) of not less than 110 and not more than 143,

    • (iv) a saponification value (milligrams potassium hydroxide per gram of oil) of not less than 188 and not more than 194,

    • (v) an unsaponifiable matter content of not more than 15 grams per kilogram,

    • (vi) an acid value of not more than 0.6 milligram potassium hydroxide per gram of oil, and

    • (vii) a peroxide value of not more than 10 milliequivalents peroxide oxygen per kilogram of oil.

 [S]. Safflowerseed Oil or Safflower Oil

  • (a) shall be the oil of the seeds of Carthamus tinctorius L.;

  • (b) shall have

    • (i) a relative density of (20°C/water at 20°C) of not less than 0.922 and not more than 0.927,

    • (ii) a refractive index (nD40°C) of not less than 1.467 and not more than 1.470,

    • (iii) a saponification value (milligrams potassium hydroxide per gram of oil) of not less than 186 and not more than 198,

    • (iv) an iodine value (Wijs) of not less than 135 and not more than 150,

    • (v) an unsaponifiable matter content of not more than 15 grams per kilogram,

    • (vi) an acid value of not more than 0.6 milligram potassium hydroxide per gram of oil, and

    • (vii) a peroxide value of not more than 10 milliequivalents peroxide oxygen per kilogram of oil.

 
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