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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.01.047 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-05-03:


 Notwithstanding section B.01.046

  • (a) a food, other than sausage casing, is not adulterated by reason only that it contains 0.3 per cent or less mineral oil, if good manufacturing practice requires the use of mineral oil;

  • (b) chewing gum is not adulterated by reason only that it contains a paraffin wax base;

  • (c) fresh fruits and vegetables, except turnips, are not adulterated by reason only that they are coated with not more than 0.3 per cent paraffin wax and petrolatum, if good manufacturing practices require the use of such coating;

  • (d) turnips and cheese are not adulterated by reason only that they are coated with paraffin wax in accordance with good manufacturing practice;

  • (e) sausage casing is not adulterated by reason only that it contains five per cent or less mineral oil by weight, if good manufacturing practice requires the use of mineral oil;

  • (f) fish is not adulterated by reason only that it contains 20 parts per trillion or less of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzoparadioxin;

  • (g) bakery products and confectionery are not adulterated by reason only that they contain 0.15 per cent or less petrolatum, if good manufacturing practice requires the use of petrolatum;

  • (h) a salt substitute is not adulterated by reason only that it contains 0.6 per cent or less mineral oil, if good manufacturing practice requires the use of mineral oil; and

  • (i) fruits, vegetables and cereals are not adulterated by reason only that they contain 0.05 parts per million or less of ethylene thiourea.

  • SOR/81-934, s. 1
  • SOR/82-122, s. 1
  • SOR/82-1071, s. 2
  • SOR/83-932, s. 1
  • SOR/84-17, s. 1
  • SOR/92-76, s. 1
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