Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.454 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-12-13:

  •  (1) This section applies to a prepackaged product unless any of sections B.01.455 to B.01.459 applies to the product.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the nutrition facts table of the prepackaged product shall be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section and in respect of which the condition specified in column 2 is satisfied.

  • (3) If it is not possible to display, in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the prepackaged product, a nutrition facts table in any of the versions that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, the nutrition facts table shall be set out in

    • (a) the bilingual standard format in accordance with Figure 3.5(B), 3.6(B) or 3.7(B) of Schedule L;

    • (b) the bilingual horizontal format in accordance with Figure 4.3(B), 4.4(B) or 4.5(B) of Schedule L;

    • (c) the linear format in accordance with Figures 16.1(E) and (F) or 16.2(E) and (F) of Schedule L;

    • (d) a version that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, even though more than 15% of the available display surface would be required to display the nutrition facts table; or

    • (e) a manner described in section B.01.466.

  • (4) For the purpose of this section, in determining whether a version of a nutrition facts table cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface of the prepackaged product, the nutrition facts table shall include only the information that is required by these Regulations to be included in that table.

  • (5) Despite subsections (2) and (3), if the prepackaged product is sold only in the retail establishment where the product is packaged, is labelled by means of a sticker and has an available display surface of 200 cm2 or more, its nutrition facts table shall be set out in a version that is listed in column 1 of items 1 to 3 of Parts 1 to 3 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

  • (6) Despite subsections (2) and (3), if the nutrition facts table of the prepackaged product is set out on a tag attached to an ornamental container or a tag attached to a package to which a label cannot be physically applied or on which information cannot be legibly set out and easily viewed by the purchaser or consumer under the customary conditions of purchase, it shall be set out in a version that is described in paragraph (3)(a), (b) or (c) or that is listed in column 1 of the table to this section, without regard to any condition specified in column 2.

    TABLE

    PART 1

    Standard Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    11.1(E) and (F)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    21.2(E) and (F)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    31.3(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    41.4(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
    51.5(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 4 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
    61.6(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 5 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 9 point leading)

    PART 2

    Narrow Standard Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    12.1(E) and (F)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    22.2(E) and (F)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    32.3(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    42.4(E) and (F)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)

    PART 3

    Bilingual Standard Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    13.1(B)
    (8 point type with 12 point leading)
    23.2(B)The version in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point type with 11 point leading)
    33.3(B)The versions in items 1 and 2 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    43.4(B)The versions in items 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)

    PART 4

    Bilingual Horizontal Format

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Figure in Schedule L (Version)Condition of use
    14.1(B)The versions in Parts 1 to 3 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (7 point condensed type with 11 point leading)
    24.2(B)The versions in Parts 1 to 3 and in item 1 cannot be displayed in accordance with these Regulations on 15% or less of the available display surface.
    (6 point condensed type with 10 point leading)
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 20.
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