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

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2014-11-07. Previous Versions

Division 17Salt

  •  (1) [S]. Salt, other than crude rock salt, shall be crystalline sodium chloride and may contain

    • (a) one or more of the following anti-caking agents,

      • (i) calcium aluminum silicate, calcium phosphate tribasic, calcium silicate, calcium stearate, magnesium carbonate, magnesium silicate, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide and sodium aluminum silicate, the total amount not to exceed one per cent and, in the case of fine grained salt, the total amount not to exceed two per cent,

      • (ii) propylene glycol in an amount not exceeding 0.035 per cent, and

      • (iii) sodium ferrocyanide decahydrate in an amount not exceeding 13 parts per million calculated as anhydrous sodium ferrocyanide;

    • (b) not more than

      • (i) 1.4 per cent, singly or in combination, of calcium sulphate or potassium chloride,

      • (ii) 13 parts per million anhydrous sodium ferrocyanide when added as sodium ferrocyanide decahydrate in the production of dendritic crystals of salt,

      • (iii) 10 parts per million of polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monooleate when used in the production of coarse crystal salt,

      • (iv) 15 parts per million of sodium alginate when used in the production of coarse crystal salt, and

      • (v) 0.1 per cent other ingredients; and

    • (c) notwithstanding paragraphs (a) and (b), the total level of sodium ferrocyanide decahydrate, whether added as an anti-caking agent or as an adjuvant in the production of dendritic salt, shall not exceed 13 parts per million, calculated as anhydrous sodium ferrocyanide.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/97-151, s. 26]

  • SOR/79-662, s. 18;
  • SOR/86-1125, s. 3;
  • SOR/97-151, s. 26.

 [Repealed, SOR/79-662, s. 18]

 Notwithstanding section B.17.001, salt for table or general household use shall contain 0.01 per cent potassium iodide, with or without dextrose, sodium thiosulphate or sodium bicarbonate as a stabilizer of the iodide and the presence of iodide shall be shown on the principal display panel.

Division 18

Sweetening Agents

 [S]. Sugar

  • (a) shall be the food chemically known as sucrose; and

  • (b) shall contain not less than 99.8 per cent sucrose.

 [S]. Liquid Sugar shall be the food obtained by dissolving sugar in water.

 [S]. Invert Sugar shall be the food obtained by the partial or complete hydrolysis of sugar.

 [S]. Liquid Invert Sugar shall be the food consisting of a solution of invert sugar in water.

 [S]. No person shall sell liquid sugar or liquid invert sugar unless the label carries a statement of the percentage of sugar or invert sugar contained therein.