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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section D.02.011 from 2018-04-04 to 2019-05-07:


 No person shall sell a food to which sodium iron pyrophosphate has been added as a source of iron as a mineral nutrient unless

  • (a) the bioavailability of the iron in the food is not less than 50 per cent of the bioavailability of ferrous sulphate as determined by official method FO-42, Determination of Bioavailability of Iron, December 15, 1982; and

  • (b) that person retains documentary evidence showing that the bioavailability of the iron in the food has been determined by the official method referred to in paragraph (a) and, on request by the Minister, submits such evidence to the Minister.

  • SOR/84-303, s. 1
  • SOR/2018-69, s. 27

TABLE I[Repealed, SOR/2016-305, s. 70]

TABLE II

Weighted Recommended Nutrient Intake

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Mineral NutrientUnitsAmount
1Calciummilligrams780
2Iodidemicrograms155
3Ironmilligrams10
4Phosphorusmilligrams885
5Magnesiummilligrams210
6Zincmilligrams10
  • SOR/96-259, s. 7
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