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Cannabis Regulations (SOR/2018-144)

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Regulations are current to 2019-12-03 and last amended on 2019-10-17. Previous Versions

PART 7Packaging and Labelling (continued)

Labelling — Cannabis Products (continued)

Marginal note:Nutrition facts table

  •  (1) The percentage of the daily value for a nutrient shown in the nutrition facts table on the label of any container in which edible cannabis is packaged must be established on the basis of the amount, by weight, of the nutrient per immediate container of edible cannabis, rounded off in the applicable manner set out in column 4 of the table to this section.

  • Marginal note:Not a significant source of a nutrient

    (2) Information with respect to a nutrient set out in column 1 of the table to this section that may be expressed as “0” in the nutrition facts table may be omitted from that table if it includes the statement “Not a significant source of (naming each nutrient that is omitted from the nutrition facts table in accordance with this subsection)”.

  • Marginal note:Presentation

    (3) Despite section 130, the nutrition facts table must be presented in accordance with the format specified in the applicable figure in the Directory of Nutrition Facts Table Formats for Edible Cannabis, as amended from time to time and published by the Government of Canada on its website, having regard to matters such as order of presentation, dimensions, spacing and use of upper and lower case letters and bold type.

    TABLE

    Information to be Included in the Nutrition Facts Table

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    InformationDescriptionUnitManner of expression
    1Immediate container size“Per container (naming the amount of edible cannabis in the immediate container)”The size is expressed per immediate container in grams or millilitres.

    The size is rounded off

    • (a) if it is 0.1 g or more or 0.1 mL or more but less than 10 g or 10 mL, to the nearest multiple of 0.1 g or 0.1 mL; and

    • (b) if it is 10 g or more or 10 mL or more, to the nearest multiple of 1 g or 1 mL.

    2Energy value“Calories”, “Total Calories” or “Calories, Total”The value is expressed in calories per immediate container.

    The value is rounded off

    • (a) if it is less than 5 calories, to the nearest multiple of 1 calorie;

    • (b) if it is 5 calories or more but not more than 50 calories, to the nearest multiple of 5 calories; and

    • (c) if it is more than 50 calories, to the nearest multiple of 10 calories.

    3Amount of fat“Fat”, “Total Fat” or “Fat, Total”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in grams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.1 g;

      • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more but not more than 5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.5 g; and

      • (c) if it is more than 5 g, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 g”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    4Amount of saturated fatty acids“Saturated Fat”, “Saturated Fatty Acids”, “Saturated” or “Saturates”The amount is expressed in grams per immediate container.

    The amount is rounded off

    • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.1 g;

    • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more but not more than 5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.5 g; and

    • (c) if it is more than 5 g, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    5Amount of trans fatty acids“Trans Fat”, “Trans Fatty Acids” or “Trans”The amount is expressed in grams per immediate container.

    The amount is rounded off

    • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.1 g;

    • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more but not more than 5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.5 g; and

    • (c) if it is more than 5 g, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    6The sum of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids“Saturated Fat + Trans Fat”, “Saturated Fatty Acids + Trans Fatty Acids”, “Saturated + Trans” or “Saturates + Trans”The sum is expressed as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    The percentage is rounded off

    • (a) if the amounts of saturated fatty acids and trans fatty acids are declared as “0 g”, to 0%; and

    • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    7Amount of cholesterol“Cholesterol”The amount is expressed in milligrams per immediate container.The amount is rounded off to the nearest multiple of 5 mg.
    8Amount of sodium“Sodium”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in milligrams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 5 mg, to the nearest multiple of 1 mg;

      • (b) if it is 5 mg or more but not more than 140 mg, to the nearest multiple of 5 mg; and

      • (c) if it is more than 140 mg, to the nearest multiple of 10 mg.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 mg”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    9Amount of carbohydrate“Carbohydrate”, “Total Carbohydrate” or “Carbohydrate, Total”The amount is expressed in grams per immediate container.

    The amount is rounded off

    • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to 0 g; and

    • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    10Amount of fibre“Fibre”, “Fiber”, “Dietary Fibre” or “Dietary Fiber”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in grams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to 0 g; and

      • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 g”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    11Amount of sugars“Sugars”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in grams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to 0 g; and

      • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 g”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    12Amount of protein“Protein”The amount is expressed in grams per immediate container.

    The amount is rounded off

    • (a) if it is less than 0.5 g, to the nearest multiple of 0.1 g; and

    • (b) if it is 0.5 g or more, to the nearest multiple of 1 g.

    13Amount of potassium“Potassium”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in milligrams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 5 mg, to 0 mg;

      • (b) if it is 5 mg or more but less than 50 mg, to the nearest multiple of 10 mg;

      • (c) if it is 50 mg or more but less than 250 mg, to the nearest multiple of 25 mg; and

      • (d) if it is 250 mg or more, to the nearest multiple of 50 mg.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 mg”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    14Amount of calcium“Calcium”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in milligrams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 5 mg, to 0 mg;

      • (b) if it is 5 mg or more but less than 50 mg, to the nearest multiple of 10 mg;

      • (c) if it is 50 mg or more but less than 250 mg, to the nearest multiple of 25 mg; and

      • (d) if it is 250 mg or more, to the nearest multiple of 50 mg.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 mg”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

    15Amount of iron“Iron”

    The amount is expressed

    • (a) in milligrams per immediate container; and

    • (b) as a percentage of the daily value per immediate container.

    • (1) The amount is rounded off

      • (a) if it is less than 0.05 mg, to 0 mg;

      • (b) if it is 0.05 mg or more but less than 0.5 mg, to the nearest multiple of 0.1 mg;

      • (c) if it is 0.5 mg or more but less than 2.5 mg, to the nearest multiple of 0.25 mg; and

      • (d) if it is 2.5 mg or more, to the nearest multiple of 0.5 mg.

    • (2) The percentage is rounded off

      • (a) if the amount is declared as “0 mg”, to 0%; and

      • (b) in all other cases, to the nearest multiple of 1%.

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 46
 
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