Food and Drug Regulations
B.06.003 No person shall sell a colour for use in or upon food that contains more than
(a) three parts per million of arsenic, calculated as arsenic, as determined by official method FO-4, Determination of Arsenic in Food Colours, October 15, 1981;
(b) 10 parts per million of lead, calculated as lead, as determined by official method FO-5, Determination of Lead in Food Colours, October 15, 1981; or
(c) 40 parts per million of heavy metals, except in the case of iron oxide, titanium dioxide, aluminum metal and silver metal.
- SOR/80-500, s. 2
- SOR/82-768, s. 7
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