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Food and Drug Regulations

Version of section B.02.003 from 2014-01-29 to 2023-05-17:

 If an alcoholic beverage contains 1.1% or more alcohol by volume, the percentage by volume of alcohol present in the alcoholic beverage shall be shown on the principal display panel

  • (a) followed by the words “alcohol by volume” or the abbreviation “alc./vol.” or “alc/vol”; or

  • (b) preceded by the abbreviation “alc.” or “alc” and followed by the abbreviation “vol.” or “vol”.

  • SOR/88-418, s. 1
  • SOR/93-145, s. 5(F)
  • SOR/2014-9, s. 1
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