Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.15.002 from 2006-03-22 to 2008-06-15:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a food is adulterated if an agricultural chemical or any of its derivatives is present therein or has been added thereto, singly or in any combination, in an amount exceeding 0.1 part per million, unless it is listed and used in accordance with the tables to Division 16.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), a food is exempt from paragraph 4(d) of the Act if the only agricultural chemicals that are present therein or have been added thereto are any of the following:

    • (a) a fertilizer;

    • (b) an adjuvant or a carrier of an agricultural chemical;

    • (c) an inorganic bromide salt;

    • (d) silicon dioxide;

    • (e) sulphur;

    • (f) viable spores of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner; or

    • (g) Kaolin.

  • (3) A food named in column IV of an item of Table II to this Division, a food that contains any such food or a food made from a product of any such food is exempt from the application of paragraph 4(d) of the Act if the agricultural chemicals named in columns I and II of that item are present in or have been added to the food in an amount not exceeding the maximum residue limit set out in column III of that item.

  • (4) A food set out in a Notice of Interim Marketing Authorization published under subsection B.01.056(6) is exempt from paragraph 4(d) of the Act in respect of any agricultural chemical or derivative of such a chemical, and any veterinary drug, set out in that notice that is present in the food in an amount not exceeding the maximum residue limit, expressed in parts per million, set out for the food in that notice.

  • SOR/78-404, s. 1;
  • SOR/79-249, s. 1;
  • SOR/81-83, s. 2;
  • SOR/97-313, s. 2;
  • SOR/98-98, s. 1;
  • SOR/2005-67, s. 1.
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