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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.019 from 2019-01-15 to 2020-07-28:


 The label of a food, other than a table-top sweetener, that contains acesulfame-potassium shall carry the following information:

  • (a) subject to paragraph (b), a statement on the principal display panel to the effect that the food contains acesulfame-potassium or is sweetened with acesulfame-potassium, in letters of at least the same size and prominence as the characters used for showing the numerical quantity in the declaration of net quantity as required under paragraph 229(1)(a) and subsections 229(2) and (3) of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations;

  • (b) where acesulfame-potassium is used in conjunction with another sweetener or a sweetening agent or both, the names thereof shown in a statement on the principal display panel to the effect that the food contains, or is sweetened with, acesulfame-potassium and the other sweetener or the sweetening agent or both, as the case may be, in letters as described in paragraph (a); and

  • (c) a statement setting out the acesulfame-potassium content expressed in milligrams per serving of stated size.

  • SOR/94-625, s. 3
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 11
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 75(F)
  • SOR/2018-108, s. 400
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