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

Regulations are current to 2020-03-05 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

PART VSpecifications Relating to Devices (continued)

DIVISION IIWeights (continued)

Performance (continued)

[SOR/2005-297, s. 42(F)]

 The limits of error set out in the following table apply to weights in special multiples of the gram that are approved only for use in conjunction with scales designed to be used for determining the butter-fat content of milk and the moisture content of butter:

TABLE

Column IAcceptance Limits of ErrorIn-Service Limits of Error
Column IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemMarked WeightOver Marked WeightOver Marked WeightUnder Marked Weight
GramsMilligramsMilligramsMilligrams
19552.5
210552.5
31810105
420 or over10 milligrams for each 20 grams10 milligrams for each 20 grams5 milligrams for each 20 grams
  • SOR/89-570, s. 6(F)
  •  (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)
 
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