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Marketing Authorization for Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses

Version of section 2 from 2017-05-03 to 2019-06-25:


Marginal note:Food

  •  (1) When a food additive that is set out in column 1 of the List is added to a food that is set out in column 2 for a use whose purpose is set out in column 3, the food is exempt from the application of paragraphs 4(1)(a) and (d) and sections 6 and 6.1 of the Food and Drugs Act and sections B.01.042, B.01.043 and B.16.007, as applicable, of the Food and Drug Regulations, in respect of the use or presence of the additive only, if

    • (a) [Repealed, SOR/2017-67, s. 3]

    • (b) the amount of the additive does not exceed the maximum level of use for that food that is set out in column 4;

    • (c) any other condition that is set out in column 4 is met; and

    • (d) subject to subsection (1.1), the additive and the purpose of its use are set out, respectively, in columns 1 and 2 of the schedule.

  • (1.1) The condition in paragraph (1)(d) applies only in the case where the additive and the purpose of its use were added, respectively, to columns 1 and 3 of the List on the same day and that immediately before that day

    • (a) the additive was not subject to any other marketing authorization for food additives issued under subsection 30.3(1) of the Food and Drugs Act; and

    • (b) the purpose was not set out in column 3 of the List with respect to any other food additive set out in column 1.

  • Marginal note:“Good manufacturing pratice”

    (2) When the words “good manufacturing practice” appear in column 4, the condition in paragraph (1)(b) is met if the amount of the additive that is added to the food in manufacturing and processing does not exceed the amount required to accomplish the purpose for which it has been added.

  • Marginal note:Labelling or packaging requirement

    (3) Subsection (1) does not exempt a food for which a standard is prescribed in Part B of the Food and Drug Regulations from the application of any labelling or packaging requirement that is set out in the standard.

  • SOR/2017-67, s. 3
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