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

Regulations are current to 2017-05-11 and last amended on 2017-05-05. 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  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/97-151, s. 26]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 [Repealed, SOR/79-662, s. 18]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.

 [S]. Icing Sugar

  • (a) shall be powdered sugar; and

  • (b) may contain

    • (i) food colour, and

    • (ii) either not more than five per cent starch or an anticaking agent.

 [S]. Brown Sugar, Yellow Sugar or Golden Sugar

  • (a) shall be the food obtained from the syrups originating in the sugar refining process;

  • (b) may contain not more than

    • (i) 4.5 per cent moisture, and

    • (ii) 3.5 per cent sulphate ash; and

  • (c) shall not contain less than 90 per cent sugar and invert sugar.

 [S]. Refined Sugar Syrup, Refiners’ Syrup or Golden Syrup

  • (a) shall be the food made from syrup originating in the sugar refining process;

  • (b) may be hydrolyzed; and

  • (c) shall not contain more than

    • (i) 35 per cent moisture, and

    • (ii) 2.5 per cent sulphated ash.

 [S]. Fancy Molasses

  • (a) shall be the syrupy food obtained by the evaporation and partial inversion of the clarified or unclarified sugar cane juice from which sugar has not been previously extracted;

  • (b) may contain sulphurous acid or its salts; and

  • (c) shall not contain more than

    • (i) 25 per cent moisture, and

    • (ii) 3 per cent sulphated ash.

 [S]. Table Molasses

  • (a) shall be the liquid food obtained in the process of manufacturing raw or refined sugar;

  • (b) may contain sulphurous acid or its salts;

  • (c) shall not contain more than

    • (i) 25 per cent moisture, and

    • (ii) 3 per cent sulphated ash.

 [S]. Refiners’ Molasses, Blackstrap Molasses or Cooking Molasses

  • (a) shall be the residual liquid food obtained in the process of manufacturing raw or refined sugar;

  • (b) may contain sulphurous acid or its salts;

  • (c) shall not contain more than

    • (i) 25 per cent moisture, and

    • (ii) 12 per cent sulphated ash.

  •  [S]. (1) Dextrose Anhydrous, for the purpose of Part B of these Regulations

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

    • (b) shall contain not less than 99.5 per cent D-glucose on a dry basis;

    • (c) shall contain not more than 0.25 per cent sulphated ash on a dry basis;

    • (d) shall contain not less than 98 per cent total solids; and

    • (e) may contain sulphurous acid or its salts.

  • (2) Dextrose Monohydrate, for the purpose of Part B of these Regulations

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

    • (b) shall contain not less than 99.5 per cent D-glucose on a dry basis;

    • (c) shall contain not more than 0.25 per cent sulphated ash on a dry basis;

    • (d) shall contain not less than 90 per cent total solids; and

    • (e) may contain sulphurous acid or its salts.

  • SOR/84-300, s. 51.

 [S]. Glucose or Glucose Syrup

  • (a) shall be the purified concentrated solution of nutritive saccharides obtained from the incomplete hydrolysis, by means of acid or enzymes, of starch or of a starch-containing substance;

  • (b) shall have a total solids content of not less than 70 per cent;

  • (c) shall have a sulphated ash content of not more than 1.0 per cent on a dry basis;

  • (d) shall have a reducing sugar content (dextrose equivalent) of not less than 20 per cent expressed as D-glucose on a dry basis; and

  • (e) may contain sulphurous acid or its salts.

  • SOR/78-402, s. 8.
 
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