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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.045 from 2016-12-14 to 2019-08-15:


 A food additive shall,

  • (a) where specifications are set out in this Part for that additive, meet those specifications;

  • (b) where no specifications are set out in this Part for the additive, meet the specifications for it, if any, set out in

    • (i) the Food Chemicals Codex, tenth edition, 2016, published by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Rockville, MD, United States of America, as that or any subsequent edition, including their supplements, may be amended from time to time; or

    • (ii) the Combined Compendium of Food Additive Specifications, prepared by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives and published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, on the website of the Organization, as amended from time to time; and

  • (c) in the case of a food colour for which no specifications exist under paragraph (a) or (b), contain no more than

    • (i) 3 parts per million of arsenic, and

    • (ii) 10 parts per million of lead.

  • (d) [Repealed, SOR/2010-142, s. 1]

  • (e) [Repealed, SOR/97-512, s. 2]

  • (f) [Repealed, SOR/2016-305, s. 12]

  • (g) [Repealed, SOR/97-512, s. 2]

  • SOR/82-383, s. 1
  • SOR/91-527, s. 3
  • SOR/92-93, s. 1
  • SOR/92-551, s. 1
  • SOR/93-276, s. 3
  • SOR/94-625, s. 4
  • SOR/94-779, s. 2
  • SOR/95-172, s. 2
  • SOR/97-512, s. 2
  • SOR/2010-142, s. 1
  • SOR/2016-305, s. 12
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