Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section A.01.061 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-04-03:

  •  (1) Subject to section A.01.063, in the case of a food or a drug packaged in a disposable metal container designed to release pressurized contents by use of a manually operated valve that forms an integral part of the container, the principal display panel of the inner and outer labels of the food or drug shall display, in accordance with sections 15 to 18 of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, as they read on September 30, 2001, the following information:

    • (a) the hazard symbol set out in Column II of item 10 of Schedule II to those Regulations, accompanied by the signal word “CAUTION / ATTENTION”; and

    • (b) the primary hazard statement “CONTAINER MAY EXPLODE IF HEATED. / CE CONTENANT PEUT EXPLOSER S’IL EST CHAUFFÉ.”.

  • (2) Subject to section A.01.063, one panel of the inner and outer labels of a food or drug referred to in subsection (1) shall display, in the size required by paragraph 19(1)(b) of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, as they read on September 30, 2001, the following additional hazard statement:

    “Contents under pressure. Do not place in hot water or near radiators, stoves or other sources of heat. Do not puncture or incinerate container or store at temperatures over 50°C.

    Contenu sous pression. Ne pas mettre dans l’eau chaude ni près des radiateurs, poêles ou autres sources de chaleur. Ne pas percer le contenant, ni le jeter au feu, ni le conserver à des températures dépassant 50 °C.

  • (3) The requirements of subsections (1) and (2) do not apply where

    • (a) in relation to a drug or cosmetic, in the opinion of the Director, or

    • (b) in relation to a food, in the opinion of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs,

    the design of the container, the materials used in its construction or the incorporation of a safety device eliminate the potential hazard therein.

  • SOR/81-616, s. 1;
  • SOR/85-1023, s. 1;
  • SOR/92-15, s. 2;
  • SOR/2001-272, s. 7.
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