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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SOR/2018-108)

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 3(Sections 1 and 187, subsection 188(1), sections 189 to 192 and subsection 193(1))

TABLE 1

Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight or Volume)

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemConsumer Prepackaged FoodNet Quantity by WeightNet Quantity by Volume
1Peanut butter250 g
375 g
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.5 kg
2 kg
2Wine50 mL
100 mL
200 mL
250 mL
375 mL
500 mL
750 mL
1 L
1.5 L
2 L
3 L
4 L
3Glucose syrup and refined sugar syrup125 mL
250 mL
375 mL
500 mL
750 mL
1 L
1.5 L
2 L
More than 2 L, in increments of 1 L

TABLE 2

Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)

Column 1Column 2
ItemConsumer Prepackaged FoodNet Quantity by Weight
1Honey that is graded in accordance with these Regulations150 g or less
250 g
375 g
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.5 kg
2 kg
3 kg
5 kg
2Sliced bacon100 g or less, in increments of 1 g
250 g
375 g
500 g
1 kg
3Sliced ready-to-eat meat products and potted meat products100 g or less, in increments of 1 g
125 g
150 g
175 g
200 g
250 g
300 g
375 g
400 g
500 g
600 g
700 g
900 g
1 kg
4Sausages and sausage meat100 g or less, in increments of 1 g
125 g
175 g
225 g
250 g
300 g
375 g
450 g
500 g
600 g
675 g
750 g
900 g
1 kg
5Fresh carrots for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations1.36 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)1 or less
2.27 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)2
4.54 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)3
11.3 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)4
22.7 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)5
6Fresh potatoes for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations1.36 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)1 or less
2.27 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)2
4.54 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)3
9.07 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)6
22.7 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)5
34 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)7
45.4 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)8
7Fresh beets for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations1.36 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)1 or less
2.27 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)2
4.54 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)3
11.3 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)4
22.7 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)5
8Fresh onions for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations1.36 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)1 or less
2.27 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)2
4.54 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)3
11.3 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)4
22.7 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)5
9Fresh parsnips for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations1.36 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)1 or less
4.54 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)3
9.07 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)6
11.3 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)4
22.7 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)5
10Fresh rutabagas for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations1.36 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)1 or less
2.27 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)2
4.54 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)3
11.3 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)4
22.7 kgFootnote for TABLE 2 Consumer Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)5

TABLE 3

Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Weight)

Column 1Column 2
ItemPrepackaged FoodNet Quantity by Weight
1Honey that is graded in accordance with these Regulations, other than consumer prepackaged honey that is graded in accordance with these Regulations7 kg
15 kg
30 kg
More than 30 kg, in increments of 1 kg
2Frozen fruits for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations, with added sugar, syrup, fruit juice or fruit juice from concentrate225 g
425 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
3Frozen fruits for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations, dry pack or pie pack, unsweetened, no sugar added300 g
600 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
4Frozen peas, frozen whole kernel corn and frozen lima beans, for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations350 g or less
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
5Frozen spinach for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations300 g or less
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
6Frozen mixed vegetables or macédoine, frozen peas and carrots and frozen whole, diced or sliced carrots, for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations300 g or less
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
7Frozen special blends or combination mixed vegetables, if the blends or mixed vegetables contain one or more vegetables that are graded in accordance with these Regulations300 g or less
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
8Other frozen vegetables — including asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and green and wax beans — for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations300 g or less
500 g
750 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
9Frozen cooked squash and frozen diced uncooked squash for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations400 g or less
750 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
10Frozen french-fried potatoes for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations225 g or less, in increments of 25 g
250 g
500 g
1 kg
1.25 kg
1.5 kg
1.75 kg
2 kg
More than 2 kg but not more than 20 kg
11Glace fruits, glace pineapple, cut oranges, lemon and citron peel, cut mixed peel and cut mixed fruit100 g
225 g
450 g

TABLE 4

Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Volume and Container Dimensions)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
Net Quantity by VolumeContainer DimensionsFootnote for TABLE 4 Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Volume and Container Dimensions)1
ItemPrepackaged FoodMillilitres/LitresFluid OuncesMillimetresInchesFootnote for TABLE 4 Prepackaged Food (Net Quantity by Volume and Container Dimensions)2
1Frozen concentrated apple juice or frozen apple juice concentrate for which a grade is prescribed by these Regulations177 mL6.2554 × 98202 × 314
355 mL12.568 × 123211 × 414
909 mL32103 × 142401 × 510
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
  • Return to footnote 1The dimensions correspond to the diameter and height of the container.

  • Return to footnote 2Dimensions are expressed in the manner that is used in the industry, e.g. “211” means 211 ÷ 16 inches.

TABLE 5

Food for Which a Grade Is Prescribed by These Regulations if the Container Is a Hermetically Sealed Package (Net Quantity by Volume and Metal Container Dimensions)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
Net Quantity by VolumeMetal Container DimensionsFootnote for TABLE 5 Food for Which a Grade Is Prescribed by These Regulations if the Container Is a Hermetically Sealed Package (Net Quantity by Volume and Metal Container Dimensions)1
ItemPrepackaged FoodMillilitres/LitresFluid OuncesMillimetresInchesFootnote for TABLE 5 Food for Which a Grade Is Prescribed by These Regulations if the Container Is a Hermetically Sealed Package (Net Quantity by Volume and Metal Container Dimensions)2
1Fruits packaged with or without water, fruit juice and fruit juice from concentrate, syrup or any combination, heavy pack or solid pack142 mL568 x 56211 x 203.5
284 mL1068 x 101211 x 400
398 mL1476 x 112 or 87 x 90300 x 407 or 307 x 309
540 mL1987 x 115307 x 409
796 mL28103 x 119401 x 411
1.36 L48107 x 177404 x 700
2.84 L100157 x 177603 x 700
2Vegetables other than vegetables for which specific provision is made in this Table284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112 or 87 × 90300 × 407 or 307 × 309
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
3Fruit and vegetable juices but not including concentrated apple juice or apple juice concentrate, carbonated juices or juices that are packaged with nitrogen200 mL or less7 or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mL8.8Any dimensionsAny dimensions
284 mL1062 × 118 or 68 × 101207.5 × 410.5 or 211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
500 mL17.6Any dimensionsAny dimensions
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
750 mL26.4Any dimensionsAny dimensions
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1 L35.2Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
1.5 L52.8Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.82 L64Any dimensionsAny dimensions
2 L70.4Any dimensionsAny dimensions
4Asparagus341 mL1268 x 115211 x 409
540 mL1987 x 115307 x 409
796 mL28103 x 119401 x 411
1.36 L48107 x 177404 x 700
2.84 L100157 x 177603 x 700
5Corn, vacuum pack199 mL768 × 82211 × 304
341 mL1287 × 85307 × 306
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
2.13 L75157 × 152603 × 600
6Mushrooms in brine128 mL4.568 × 50211 × 200
284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
7Tomato paste156 mL5.554 × 88202 × 308
369 mL1376 × 101300 × 400
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
3.58 L126157 × 222603 × 812
8Tomato pulp, tomato puree and concentrated tomato juice or tomato juice concentrate341 mL1268 × 115211 × 409
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
3.58 L126157 × 222603 × 812
9Maraschino, creme de menthe and cocktail cherries125 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
375 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
2 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
4 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
10Sweet potatoes, cut227 mL868 x 82211 x 304
540 mL1987 x 115307 x 409
796 mL28103 x 119401 x 411
1.36 L48107 x 177404 x 700
2.84 L100157 x 177603 x 700
11Sweet potatoes, whole597 mL21107 x 87404 x 307
12Tomato catsup, catsup, tomato ketchup or ketchup375 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
575 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
750 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.25 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.5 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
  • Return to footnote 1The dimensions correspond to the diameter and height of the metal container.

  • Return to footnote 2Dimensions are expressed in the manner that is used in the industry, e.g. “211” means 211 ÷ 16 inches.

TABLE 6

Food for Which No Grade Is Prescribed by These Regulations if the Container Is a Hermetically Sealed Package (Net Quantity by Volume and Metal Container Dimensions)

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5
Net Quantity by VolumeMetal Container DimensionsFootnote for TABLE 6 Food for Which No Grade Is Prescribed by These Regulations if the Container Is a Hermetically Sealed Package (Net Quantity by Volume and Metal Container Dimensions)1
ItemPrepackaged FoodMillilitres/LitresFluid OuncesMillimetresInchesFootnote for TABLE 6 Food for Which No Grade Is Prescribed by These Regulations if the Container Is a Hermetically Sealed Package (Net Quantity by Volume and Metal Container Dimensions)2
1Beans with pork or beans and pork, beans or vegetarian beans128 mL4.568 × 50211 × 200
227 mL868 × 82211 × 304
284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112 or 103 × 69300 × 407 or 401 × 212
540 mL1987 × 115 or 103 × 85307 × 409 or 401 × 306
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
2Infant and junior foods that are processed fruit or vegetable products128 mL4.554 × 72202 × 213.5
213 mL7.568 × 76211 × 300
3Vegetable soups, condensed284 mL1068 × 98 or 68 × 101211 × 314 or 211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
4Vegetable soups, ready-to-serve227 mL868 × 82211 × 304
284 mL1068 × 98 or 68 × 101211 × 314 or 211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
5Spaghetti in tomato sauce128 mL4.568 × 50211 × 200
227 mL868 × 82211 × 304
284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
6Pineapple, sliced, crushed, tidbits or chunks142 mL568 × 56211 × 203.5
227 mL887 × 52307 × 201.25
284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112 or 87 × 90300 × 407 or 307 × 309
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
7Grapefruits, oranges and grapefruit and orange sections142 mL568 × 56211 × 203.5
284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112 or 87 × 90300 × 407 or 307 × 309
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
8Fruit juices, including citrus and pineapple juices, but not including lemon, lime, grape, cherry, black currant or raspberry juices, the juices of other berries, carbonated juices or juices that are packaged with nitrogen200 mL or less7 or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mL8.8Any dimensionsAny dimensions
284 mL1062 × 118 or 68 × 101207.5 × 410.5 or 211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
500 mL17.6Any dimensionsAny dimensions
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
750 mL26.4Any dimensionsAny dimensions
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1 L35.2Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
1.5 L52.8Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.82 L64Any dimensionsAny dimensions
2 L70.4Any dimensionsAny dimensions
9Bean sprouts and vegetables for chop suey284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
10Mushrooms, including creamed and stems and pieces in brine128 mL4.568 × 50 or 54 × 72211 × 200 or 202 × 213.5
284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112300 × 407
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
11Pie fruits, pie fillers and pie fillings284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112 or 87 × 90300 × 407 or 307 × 309
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
12Jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves (conserves), but not including cranberry jelly, jellied cranberries or cranberry sauce250 mL or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
375 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
500 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
750 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.5 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
2 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
3 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
4 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
13Mandarin oranges142 mL568 × 56211 × 203.5
284 mL1075 × 82215 × 304
2.42 L85157 × 155603 × 602
14Grape juice, concentrated grape juice or grape juice concentrate and grape juice from concentrate, but not including carbonated juices or juices that are packaged with nitrogen200 mL or less7 or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mL8.8Any dimensionsAny dimensions
284 mL1062 × 118207.5 × 410.5
341 mL12Any dimensionsAny dimensions
500 mL17.6Any dimensionsAny dimensions
682 mL24Any dimensionsAny dimensions
750 mL26.4Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1 L35.2Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.14 L40Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
1.5 L52.8Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.82 L64Any dimensionsAny dimensions
2 L70.4Any dimensionsAny dimensions
15Pickles, relishes and chutneys125 mL or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
375 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
500 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
750 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.25 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.5 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
2 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
2.84 L100Any dimensionsAny dimensions
4 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
16Green olives, but not including ripe olives, black olives or California ripe olives125 mL or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
225 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
375 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
398 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
500 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
625 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
750 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.25 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
1.5 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
2 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
17Sauerkraut with preservative284 mL1068 × 101211 × 400
398 mL1476 × 112 or 87 × 90300 × 407 or 307 × 309
540 mL1987 × 115307 × 409
796 mL28103 × 119401 × 411
909 mL32Any dimensionsAny dimensions
1.36 L48107 × 177404 × 700
2.84 L100157 × 177603 × 700
18Horseradish sauce, prepared horseradish and creamed horseradish125 mL or lessAny dimensionsAny dimensions
250 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
500 mLAny dimensionsAny dimensions
2 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
4 LAny dimensionsAny dimensions
  • Return to footnote 1The dimensions correspond to the diameter and height of the metal container.

  • Return to footnote 2Dimensions are expressed in the manner that is used in the industry, e.g. “211” means 211 ÷ 16 inches.

TABLE 7

Fresh Vegetables — Volume Capacity of Metric Containers

ItemVolume Capacity of Metric Containers
1500 mL
21 L
32 L
44 L
56 L
613 L
718 L
836 L

TABLE 8

Fresh Vegetables — Volume Capacity of Imperial Containers

ItemVolume Capacity of Imperial Containers
11 pint (551 mL)
21 quart (1.1 L)
32 quarts (2.27 L)
44 quarts (4.55 L)
56 quarts (6.82 L)
611 quarts (12.5 L)
716 quarts (18.2 L)
832 quarts (36.4 L)
 
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