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

Regulations are current to 2016-01-25 and last amended on 2013-04-26. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE IV(ss. 26, 29 and 35)

Table I*

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

(ii) Whole

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17[Repealed, SOR/80-762, s. 16]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

(c) Water Pack

1061582011281610563
19Raspberries
  • (a) 
    Syrup Pack
11515½720½102916
  • (b) 
    Water Pack
10515720102816
20Rhubarb
  • (a) 
    Syrup Pack
1171692112291611063
  • (b) 
    Water Pack
1071592012281610563
  • (c) 
    Heavy Pack, Pie Fruit
15122015282010580
21Strawberries
  • (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
1Beans, 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
2Beans, Lima 10½71592013281710568
3Beans, Vegetarian Beans 10½1520½28½108
4Beans With Pork 10½15½2129112
5Bean Sprouts 10152011281610553
6Beets
1071592013281810568
  • (b) 
    Sliced, Cut or Quartered
10152011281710563
106152010281510558
1061582011281610560
  • (e) 
    Crinkle Cut
1061582011281610560
  • (f) 
    Crinkle Cut Strips
106152010281510558
7Carrots
  • (a) 
    Diced, Julienne
101592012½281710563
106152012281610560
1582012281610560
8Corn
  • (a) 
    Cream Style
101520½29105
  • (b) 
    Whole Kernel in Brine
10715102013281810568
15102013281810568
9Leafy Greens (other than Spinach) 10714101913271810363
10Macedoine, Mixed Vegetables 1061592012281610563
11Mushrooms
  • (a) 
    Whole, Sliced
101582012281510558
  • (b) 
    Stems and Pieces
10152011½2814½10558
12Onions, Whole 2012281610560
13Peas 10152012½281710563
14Peas, Ripe Soaked 10½715102114291810870
15Peas and Carrots 1061592012281610563
16Potatoes, White
  • (a) 
    Diced, Julienne
1071592013281710568
10152012281610560
1061582012281610560
17Pumpkin, Squash 101520½29108
18Sauerkraut 1015102014282010570
19[Repealed, SOR/85-775, s. 2]
20Succotash 10½15½2129110
21Stewed Tomatoes 10152028½105
22Tomatoes
  • (a) 
    Canada Fancy 65% drained solids
15201328½18½10568
  • (b) 
    Canada Choice 60% drained solids
159201228½1710563
  • (c) 
    Canada Standard 50% drained solids
15201028½14½10552½
23Vegetables 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
1Asparagus
  • (a) 
    Tips or Spears
127201210563
  • (b) 
    Cuts or Cuttings
122011½10560
2Corn 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
1Potatoes, 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

W.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 1

A.D.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 2

L.L.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 3

W.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 1

A.D.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 2

L.L.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 3

W.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 1

A.D.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 2

L.L.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 3

W.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 1

A.D.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 2

L.L.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 3

W.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 1

A.D.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 2

L.L.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 3

W.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 1

A.D.W.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 2

L.L.Footnote for E. Canned Pineapple 3

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
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
8.494.674.449.595.4415.648.8720.5011.6229.5016.73109.4562.06
  • (c) 
    Juice Pack
8.495.405.139.595.7515.649.3920.5012.3017.70109.4565.68
  • Crushed, Heavy Pack
9.597.0015.6411.4220.5014.9729.5021.54109.4579.90
  • 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
ADWFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 1LLFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 2ADWFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 1LLFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 2ADWFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 1LLFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 2ADWFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 1LLFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 2ADWFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 1LLFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 2ADWFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 1LLFootnote for F. Canned Vegetables 2
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
1Not 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

  • (7) Gooseberries

  • (8) Lawtonberries

  • (9) Loganberries

  • (10) Rasberries red and purple

  • (13) Thimbleberries

  • (16) Cherries, sweet

  • (17) Plums, prune plums

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

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