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Weights and Measures Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1605)

Regulations are current to 2021-11-17 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

PART VSpecifications Relating to Devices (continued)

DIVISION IIWeights (continued)

Performance (continued)

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  • SOR/2005-297, s. 42(F)
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  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the limits of error set out in the following table apply to all weights that are in multiples or submultiples of the avoirdupois pound and ounce:

    TABLE

    Column IAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
    Column IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemMarked WeightOver Marked WeightOver Marked WeightUnder Marked Weight
    PoundsOuncesGrainsGrainsGrains
    11/640.060.060.03
    21/320.080.080.04
    31/160.120.120.06
    41/80.180.180.09
    50.010.200.200.10
    6¼0.240.240.12
    70.020.30.30.15
    8½0.40.40.20
    90.050.50.50.25
    1010.50.50.25
    110.10.70.70.35
    1220.80.80.40
    130.21.11.10.55
    1441.21.20.6
    150.51.81.80.9
    1612.82.81.4
    1724.64.62.3
    183663
    195884
    201015157.5
    2120252512.5
    2230353517.5
    2350555527.5
    2410010510552.5
    25Over 1000.015% of marked weight0.015% of marked weight0.0075% of marked weight
  • (2) The limits of error for weights for use in conjunction with equal-arm pan-over-beam scales are twice the limits of error set out in the table to subsection (1).

  • (3) The limits of error for weights for use as ratio weights where the ratio is in excess of 100:1 are one-half the limits of error set out in the table to subsection (1).

  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F)

 The limits of error set out in the following table apply to all weights of 100 grams or over that are in multiples or submultiples of the gram and are for use with a device designed to weigh precious metals and other commodities of comparable value:

TABLE

Column IAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
Column IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemMarked WeightOver Marked WeightOver Marked WeightUnder Marked Weight
GramsMilligramsMilligramsMilligrams
1100505025
2200757538
350013013065
Kilograms
41200200100
52290290145
65420420210
710520520260
820600600300
950680680340
  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F)
 
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