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Processed Products Regulations (C.R.C., c. 291)

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-01-14. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Sections 20, 21, 22, 22.1, 23, 24, 24.1, 25, 52, 55 and 56)

  • [SOR/83-918, s. 3]

TABLE I

Containers for Canned Fruit and Vegetable Products for Which Grades are Established*

I ProductsContainer
II Volume DesignationIII Dimensions of Metal Containers in inches and sixteenths of an inch, and in millimetresFootnote for TABLE I Containers for Canned Fruit and Vegetable Products for Which Grades are Established***
(1)Fruits packed with or without water, fruit juice, fruit juice from concentrate syrup or any combination thereof, heavy or solid pack5 fl oz142 ml211 × 203.568 × 56
10 fl oz284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
307 × 30987 × 90
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(2)Vegetables (except as hereinafter specifically provided)10 fl oz 284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
307 × 30987 × 90
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(3)Fruit and vegetable juices, but not including concentrated apple juice, carbonated juices and juices packed with nitrogen7.0 fl oz200 mlany dimensions
8.8 fl oz250 mlany dimensions
10.0 fl oz284 ml207.5 × 410.562 × 118
211 × 40068 × 101
14.0 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
17.6 fl oz500 mlany dimensions
19.0 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
26.4 fl oz750 mlany dimensions
28.0 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
35.2 fl oz1.00 lany dimensions
48.0 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
52.8 fl oz1.50 lany dimensions
64.0 fl oz1.82 lany dimensions
70.4 fl oz2.00 lany dimensions
(4)Asparagus12 fl oz341 ml211 × 40968 × 115
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(5)Corn, Vacuum Pack7 fl oz199 ml211 × 30468 × 82
12 fl oz341 ml307 × 30687 × 85
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
75 fl oz2.13 l603 × 600157 × 152
(6)[Repealed, SOR/93-330, s. 20]
(7)Mushrooms in brine4½ fl oz128 ml211 × 20068 × 50
10 fl oz284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(8)Tomato Paste5½ fl oz156 ml202 × 30854 × 88
13 fl oz369 ml300 × 40076 × 101
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
126 fl oz3.58 l603 × 812157 × 222
(9)Tomato Pulp, Tomato Purée, Concentrated Tomato Juice12 fl oz341 ml211 × 40968 × 115
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
126 fl oz3.58 l603 × 812157 × 222
(10)Maraschino, Creme de Menthe and Cocktail Cherries125 ml
250 ml
375 ml
2 l
4 l
(11)Sweet Potatoes, Cut8 fl oz227 ml211 × 30468 × 82
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(12)Sweet Potatoes, Whole21 fl oz597 ml404 × 307107 × 87
(13)Tomato Catsup, Tomato Ketchup375 ml
575 ml
750 ml
1 L
1.25 L
1.50 L
19 fl oz540 ml
(Metal container only)307 × 40987 × 115
  • Return to footnote *The dimensions given for metal containers are the diameter and height thereof.

  • Return to footnote **Overall dimensions on cans are expressed in the manner used in the industry, e.g. “211” means 2 11/16 inches.

  • SOR/78-170, s. 9
  • SOR/80-762, s. 10
  • SOR/81-337, s. 6
  • SOR/86-853, s. 1
  • SOR/89-266, s. 4
  • SOR/93-330, s. 20
  • SOR/94-136, s. 1
  • SOR/95-548, s. 2
  • SOR/98-473, s. 1

TABLE II

Containers for Frozen Fruit and Vegetable Products for Which Grades Are Established

FROZEN PRODUCTSNET CONTENTS OF CONTAINERSMEASURE
(1)Fruits, fruits with added sugar, syrup, fruit juice or fruit juice from concentrate
  • 225 g,
  • 425 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(2)Fruits, dry pack or pie pack, unsweetened, no sugar added
  • 300 g,
  • 600 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(3)Peas, whole kernel corn, lima beans
  • 350 g,
  • 500 g,
  • 750 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(4)Spinach
  • 300 g,
  • 500 g,
  • 750 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(5)Mixed vegetables or macedoine, peas and carrots, whole, diced or sliced carrots
  • 300 g,
  • 500 g,
  • 750 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(6)Special blends or combination mixed vegetables (where there is one or more graded vegetable)
  • 300 g,
  • 500 g,
  • 750 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(7)Other vegetables including asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and green and wax beans
  • 300 g,
  • 500 g,
  • 750 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(8)Squash, cooked or diced uncooked
  • 400 g,
  • 750 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg
by weight
(9)French fried potatoes
  • 225 g or less in whole number multiples of 25 g,
  • 250 g,
  • 500 g,
  • 1 kg,
  • 1.25 kg,
  • 1.5 kg,
  • 1.75 kg,
  • 2 kg,
  • Any size over 2 kg but not over 20 kg
by weight
(10)Corn-on-cobnumber of cobsby count
NET CONTENTS OF CONTAINERSCONTAINER DIMENSIONS
(11)Frozen concentrated apple juice6¼ fl. oz. 177 ml202 × 31454 × 98by volume
12½ fl. oz. 355 ml211 × 41468 × 123by volume
32  fl. oz. 909 ml401 × 510103 × 142by volume
48  fl. oz. 1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177by volume
  • SOR/78-170, s. 10(F)
  • SOR/81-337, s. 7
  • SOR/89-266, s. 5
  • SOR/91-369, s. 1
  • SOR/93-330, s. 21
  • SOR/98-579, s. 5

TABLE III

Standard Containers for Specified Fruit and Vegetable Products*

I ProductsContainer
II Volume or Weight DesignationIII Dimensions of Metal Containers in inches and sixteenths of an inch, and in millimetresFootnote for TABLE III Standard Containers for Specified Fruit and Vegetable Products***
(1)Beans with Pork, Beans, Vegetarian Beans4½ fl oz128 ml211 × 20068 × 50
8 fl oz227 ml211 × 30468 × 82
10 fl oz284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
401 × 212103 × 69
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
401 × 306103 × 85
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(2)Infant and Junior Foods4½ fl oz128 ml202 × 213.554 × 72
7½ fl oz213 ml211 × 30068 × 76
(3)Vegetable soups, condensed10 fl oz284 ml211 × 31468 × 98
211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(4)Vegetable soups, ready-to-serve8 fl oz227 ml211 × 30468 × 82
10 fl oz284 ml211 × 31468 × 98
211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(5)Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce4½ fl oz128 ml211 × 20068 × 50
8 fl oz227 ml211 × 30468 × 82
10 fl oz284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(6)Pineapple, Sliced, Crushed, Tidbits and Chunks5 fl oz142 mL211 × 203.568 × 56
8 fl oz227 mL307 × 201.2587 × 52
10 fl oz284 mL211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 mL300 × 40776 × 112
307 × 30987 × 90
19 fl oz540 mL307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 mL401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 L404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 L603 × 700157 × 177
(6.1)[Repealed, SOR/92-644, s. 1]
(7)Grapefruit, Orange, Grapefruit and Orange Sections5 fl oz142 ml211 × 203.568 × 56
10 fl oz284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
307 × 30987 × 90
19 fl oz540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(8)Fruit juices including citrus and pineapple juices but not including lemon, lime, grape, cherry, black currant and raspberry juices or the juices of other berries, carbonated juices and juices packed with nitrogen7.0 fl oz.200 mlany dimensions
8.8 fl oz.250 mlany dimensions
10.0 fl oz.284 ml207.5 × 410.562 × 118
211 × 40068 × 101
14.0 fl oz.398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
17.6 fl oz.500 mlany dimensions
19.0 fl oz.540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
26.4 fl oz.750 mlany dimensions
28.0 fl oz.796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
35.2 fl oz.1.00 lany dimensions
48.0 fl oz.1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
52.8 fl oz.1.50 lany dimensions
64.0 fl oz.1.82 lany dimensions
70.4 fl oz.2.00 lany dimensions
(9)Mushrooms including Creamed, Stems and Pieces in Brine4½ fl oz.128 ml211 × 20068 × 50
202 × 213.554 × 72
10 fl oz.284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz.398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
19 fl oz.540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz.796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz.1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz.2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(10)Bean Sprouts Vegetables for Chop Suey10 fl oz.284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz.398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
19 fl oz.540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz.796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz.1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz.2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(11)Pie Fruits, Pie Fillers and Pie Fillings10 fl oz.284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz.398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
307 × 30987 × 90
19 fl oz.540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz.796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
48 fl oz.1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz.2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(12)Glace Fruits, Glace Pineapple, Cut Oranges, Lemon and Citron Peel, Cut Mixed Peel, and Cut Mixed Fruit100 g
225 g
450 g
(13)[Repealed, SOR/93-330, s. 22]
(14)Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, and Preserves (Conserves) but not including Cranberry Jelly, Jellied Cranberries, and Cranberry Sauce250 mlany dimensions
375 mlany dimensions
500 mlany dimensions
750 mlany dimensions
1 lany dimensions
1.5 lany dimensions
2 lany dimensions
3 lany dimensions
4 lany dimensions
(15)Mandarin Oranges5 fl oz.142 ml211 × 203.568 × 56
10 fl oz.284 ml215 × 30475 × 82
85 fl oz.2.42 l603 × 602157 × 155
(16)Grape juice, concentrated grape juice and grape juice from concentrate, but not including carbonated juices and juices packed with nitrogen7.0 fl oz.200 mlany dimensions
8.8 fl oz.250 mlany dimensions
10.0 fl oz.284 ml207.5 × 410.562 × 118
12.0 fl oz.341 mlany dimensions
17.6 fl oz.500 mlany dimensions
24.0 fl oz.682 mlany dimensions
26.4 fl oz.750 mlany dimensions
35.2 fl oz.1.00 lany dimensions
40.0 fl oz.1.14 lany dimensions
48.0 fl oz.1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
52.8 fl oz.1.50 lany dimensions
64.0 fl oz.1.82 lany dimensions
70.4 fl oz.2.00 lany dimensions
(17)Pickles, Relishes and Chutneys125 mL
250 mL
375 mL
500 mL
750 mL
1 L
1.25 L
1.5 L
2 L
100 fl oz.2.84 L
4 L
(18)Green Olives, but not including Ripe Olives, Black Olives and California Ripe Olives125 mL
225 mL
250 mL
375 mL
398 mL
500 mL
625 mL
750 mL
1 L
1.25 L
1.5 L
2 L
(19)Sauerkraut with Preservative10 fl oz.284 ml211 × 40068 × 101
14 fl oz.398 ml300 × 40776 × 112
307 × 30987 × 90
19 fl oz.540 ml307 × 40987 × 115
28 fl oz.796 ml401 × 411103 × 119
32 fl oz.909 mlany dimensions
48 fl oz.1.36 l404 × 700107 × 177
100 fl oz.2.84 l603 × 700157 × 177
(20)Horseradish Sauce, Creamed Horseradish125 ml
250 ml
500 ml
2 l
4 l
(21)[Repealed, SOR/2001-80, s. 7]
(22)[Repealed, SOR/94-136, s. 2]
(23)[Repealed, SOR/2003-6, s. 69]
  • Return to footnote *The dimensions given for metal containers are the diameter and height thereof.

  • Return to footnote **Overall dimensions for cans are expressed in the manner used in the industry, e.g. “211” means 2 11/16 inches.

  • SOR/78-170, s. 11
  • SOR/80-762, ss. 11 to 13
  • SOR/81-337, s. 8
  • SOR/85-377, s. 2
  • SOR/85-729, s. 3
  • SOR/86-853, ss. 2, 3
  • SOR/89-266, ss. 6 to 9
  • SOR/92-644, s. 1
  • SOR/93-330, ss. 22, 23
  • SOR/94-136, s. 2
  • SOR/98-579, s. 6
  • SOR/2001-80, s. 7
  • SOR/2003-6, ss. 68, 69

TABLE IV[Repealed, SOR/98-579, s. 7]

 
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