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

Regulations are current to 2019-07-01 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 4(Subsection 199(5) and paragraphs 200(4)(b) and (c))

TABLE 1

Tolerances for Net Quantities Declared in Metric Units of Mass for Consumer Prepackaged Catch-Weight Food

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemDeclared Net QuantityTolerance (%)Tolerance (g)
1≤ 60 g10
2> 60 g but ≤ 600 g6
3> 600 g but ≤ 1 kg1
4> 1 kg but ≤ 1.5 kg10
5> 1.5 kg but ≤ 3 kg0.66
6> 3 kg but ≤ 4 kg20
7> 4 kg but ≤ 10 kg0.5
8> 10 kg but ≤ 15 kg50
9> 15 kg but ≤ 250 kg0.33
10> 250 kg but ≤ 500 kg750
11> 500 kg0.15

TABLE 2

Tolerances for Net Quantities Declared in Canadian Units of Mass or Weight for Consumer Prepackaged Catch-Weight Food

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemDeclared Net QuantityTolerance (%)Tolerance (ounces)
1≤ 2 ounces10
2> 2 ounces but ≤ 20 ounces0.2
3> 1.25 lb but ≤ 2.2 lb1
4> 2.2 lb but ≤ 3.3 lb0.35
5> 3.3 lb but ≤ 6.6 lb0.66
6> 6.6 lb but ≤ 8.8 lb0.71
7> 8.8 lb but ≤ 22 lb0.5
8> 22 lb but ≤ 33 lb1.76
9> 33 lb but ≤ 550 lb0.33
10> 550 lb but ≤ 1 100 lb26.4
11> 1 100 lb0.15

TABLE 3

Tolerances for Net Quantities Declared in Metric Units of Mass or Volume for Consumer Prepackaged Food Other Than Catch-Weight Food

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemDeclared Net QuantityTolerance (%)Tolerance (g or mL)
1≤ 50 g or mL9
2> 50 g or mL but ≤ 100 g or mL4.5
3> 100 g or mL but ≤ 200 g or mL4.5
4> 200 g or mL but ≤ 300 g or mL9
5> 300 g or mL but ≤ 500 g or mL3
6> 500 g or mL but ≤ 1 kg or L15
7> 1 kg or L but ≤ 10 kg or L1.5
8> 10 kg or L but ≤ 15 kg or L150
9> 15 kg or L1

TABLE 4

Tolerances for Net Quantities Declared in Canadian Units of Mass or Weight for Consumer Prepackaged Food Other Than Catch-Weight Food

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemDeclared Net QuantityTolerance (%)Tolerance (ounces)
1≤ 1.75 ounces9
2> 1.75 ounces but ≤ 3.5 ounces0.16
3> 3.5 ounces but ≤ 7 ounces4.5
4> 7 ounces but ≤ 10.6 ounces0.32
5> 10.6 ounces but ≤ 17.6 ounces3
6> 1.1 lb but ≤ 2.2 lb0.53
7> 2.2 lb but ≤ 22 lb1.5
8> 22 lb but ≤ 33 lb5.28
9> 33 lb1

TABLE 5

Tolerances for Net Quantities Declared in Canadian Units of Volume for Consumer Prepackaged Food Other Than Catch-Weight Food

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemDeclared Net QuantityTolerance (%)Tolerance (fluid ounces)
1≤ 1.75 fluid ounces9
2> 1.75 fluid ounces but ≤ 3.5 fluid ounces0.16
3> 3.5 fluid ounces but ≤ 7 fluid ounces4.5
4> 7 fluid ounces but ≤ 10.6 fluid ounces0.32
5> 10.6 fluid ounces but ≤ 17.6 fluid ounces3
6> 17.6 fluid ounces but ≤ 35.2 fluid ounces0.53
7> 35.2 fluid ounces but ≤ 2.2 gallons1.5
8> 2.2 gallons but ≤ 3.3 gallons5.28
9> 3.3 gallons1

TABLE 6

Tolerances for Net Quantities of Consumer Prepackaged Food Declared by Numerical Count

Column 1Column 2
ItemDeclared Net Quantity (Numerical Count)Tolerance
1< 500
2≥ 50 but ≤ 1001
3> 100, with an individual weight of ≤ 14 g or ≤ 0.5 ounce0.75% of the declared net quantity, rounded up to the next whole number
4> 100, with an individual weight of > 14 g or > 0.5 ounce0.5% of the declared net quantity, rounded up to the next whole number
 
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