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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section D.01.001 from 2006-03-22 to 2016-12-13:

  •  (1) In this Part,

    advertise

    advertise means to advertise to the general public; (faire de la publicité)

    brand name

    brand name means, with reference to a drug, the name, whether or not including the name of any manufacturer, corporation, partnership or individual, in English or French,

    • (a) that is assigned to the drug by its manufacturer,

    • (b) under which the drug is sold or advertised, and

    • (c) that is used to distinguish the drug; (marque nominative)

    common name

    common name means, with reference to a salt or derivative of a vitamin, the name in English or French by which the salt or derivative is

    • (a) commonly known, and

    • (b) designated in scientific or technical journals; (nom usuel)

    prepackaged product

    prepackaged product means any food that is contained in a package in the manner in which it is ordinarily sold to, or used or purchased by, a person; (produit préemballé)

    reasonable daily intake

    reasonable daily intake, in respect of a food named in an item in Column I of Schedule K, means the amount of that food set out in Column II of that item; (ration quotidienne normale)

    recommended daily intake

    recommended daily intake means, in respect of a vitamin or mineral nutrient, the amount of the vitamin or mineral nutrient set out in

    • (a) column II of Table I to Division 1 and column II of Table I to Division 2, for foods intended for persons 2 years of age or older, and

    • (b) column III of Table I to Division l and column III of Table I to Division 2, for foods intended for infants and children less than 2 years of age; (apport quotidien recommandé)

    testimonial

    testimonial, with respect to a food or drug that is represented as containing a vitamin, mineral nutrient or mineral, means any dramatized or undramatized pictorial, written or oral representation as to the result that is, has been or may be produced by the addition to a person’s diet of that vitamin, mineral nutrient or mineral, as the case may be; (témoignage)

    weighted recommended nutrient intake

    weighted recommended nutrient intake means, in respect of a vitamin or mineral nutrient, the amount of the vitamin or mineral nutrient set out in Table II to Division 1 and Table II to Division 2. (apport nutritionnel recommandé pondéré)

  • (2) For the purposes of this Part, a serving of stated size of a food shall be

    • (a) based on the food as offered for sale; and

    • (b) expressed

      • (i) in grams, if

        • (A) the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by weight or by count, or

        • (B) the food is set out in column 1 of item 78, 149 or 150 of Schedule M, and

      • (ii) in millilitres, if the net quantity of the food is declared on the label by volume, except in the case of a food referred to in clause (i)(B).

  • (3) A serving of stated size shall be the net quantity of the food in the package if

    • (a) the quantity of food can reasonably be consumed by one person at a single eating occasion;

    • (b) the reference amount, as defined in section B.01.001, of the food is less than 100 g or 100 mL and the package contains less than 200% of that amount; or

    • (c) the reference amount, as defined in section B.01.001, of the food is 100 g or 100 mL or more and the package contains 150% or less of that amount.

  • SOR/88-559, s. 31
  • SOR/93-202, s. 31
  • SOR/96-259, s. 3
  • SOR/2003-11, s. 27
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