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

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05 and last amended on 2014-05-16. Previous Versions

Simplified Formats — Children under Two Years of Age

  •  (1) This section applies to a prepackaged product that is intended solely for children under two years of age if it satisfies the condition set out in subsection B.01.403(5) and its nutrition facts table includes only the information referred to in paragraphs B.01.403(5)(a) to (k).

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the nutrition facts table of the prepackaged product shall be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (3) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the prepackaged product, a nutrition facts table containing only the information referred to in paragraphs B.01.403(5)(a) to (k) in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the nutrition facts table shall be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual simplified standard format in accordance with Figure 25.5(B) or 25.6(B) of Schedule L;

    • (b) the bilingual simplified horizontal format in accordance with Figure 26.3(B) or 26.4(B) of Schedule L;

    • (c) the simplified linear format in accordance with Figures 32.1(E) and (F) or 32.2(E) and (F) of Schedule L;

    • (d) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the nutrition facts table; or

    • (e) a manner described in section B.01.466.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    SIMPLIFIED STANDARD FORMAT — CHILDREN UNDER TWO YEARS OF AGE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    1.24.1(E) and (F)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    2.24.2(E) and (F)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    3.24.3(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    4.24.4(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
    5.24.5(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
    6.24.6(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 9 point leading)

    PART 2

    BILINGUAL SIMPLIFIED STANDARD FORMAT — CHILDREN UNDER TWO YEARS OF AGE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    1.25.1(B)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    2.25.2(B)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    3.25.3(B)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    4.25.4(B)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)

    PART 3

    BILINGUAL SIMPLIFIED HORIZONTAL FORMAT — CHILDREN UNDER TWO YEARS OF AGE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    1.26.1(B)The versions in Parts 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    2.26.2(B)The versions in Parts 1 and 2 and in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20.