Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.15.002 from 2008-06-16 to 2017-10-13:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a food is adulterated if

    • (a) a pest control product as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Pest Control Products Act or its components or derivatives, for which no maximum residue limit has been specified under sections 9 or 10 of that Act for that food, are present in or on the food, singly or in any combination, in an amount exceeding 0.1 part per million; or

    • (b) an agricultural chemical or its components or derivatives, other than a pest control product as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Pest Control Products Act or its components or derivatives, are present in or on the food, singly or in any combination, in an amount exceeding 0.1 part per million.

  • (2) A food is exempt from paragraph 4(1)(d) of the Act if the following agricultural chemicals, or their components or derivatives, are the only agricultural chemicals, or components or derivatives of agricultural chemicals, that are present in or on the food, singly or in any combination:

    • (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) Subsection (2) does not apply to a food if there is present in or on the food an agricultural chemical, or a component or derivative of that agricultural chemical, referred to in that subsection that is a pest control product as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Pest Control Products Act, or a component or derivative of that product, in respect of which a maximum residue limit has been specified under sections 9 or 10 of that Act for that food.

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2008-181, s. 3]

  • 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;
  • SOR/2008-181, s. 3;
  • SOR/2008-182, s. 2.
Date modified: