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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.06.002 from 2007-04-19 to 2020-06-17:


 No person shall sell a food, other than a synthetic colour, mixture, preparation or flavouring preparation, that contains, when prepared for consumption according to label directions, more than

  • (a) 300 parts per million of Allura Red, Amaranth, Erythrosine, Indigotine, Sunset Yellow FCF or Tartrazine or any combination of those colours unless a higher maximum level of use is specified in column III of item 3 of Table III to section B.16.100;

  • (b) 100 parts per million of Fast Green FCF or Brilliant Blue FCF or any combination of those colours;

  • (c) 300 parts per million of any combination of the synthetic colours named in paragraphs (a) and (b) within the limits set by those paragraphs; or

  • (d) 150 parts per million of Ponceau SX.

  • SOR/80-500, s. 2
  • SOR/84-440, s. 2
  • SOR/86-178, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/2007-75, s. 1
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