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Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations

Version of section 36 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-01-14:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), a prepackaged product consisting of

    • (a) facial tissue, that is manufactured before January 1, 1997, may only be sold in a container the size of which corresponds to a net quantity of product

      • (i) of less than a numerical count of 50,

      • (ii) of a numerical count of 50, 60, 100, 120, 150 or 200, or

      • (iii) of a numerical count of more than 200, if the container is of a size that corresponds to a net quantity of product that is a multiple of 100 units;

    • (b) peanut butter may only be sold in a container the size of which corresponds to a net quantity of product

      • (i) of 250, 375, 500 or 750 g, or

      • (ii) of 1, 1.5 or 2 kg;

    • (c) wine may only be sold in a container the size of which corresponds to a net quantity of product

      • (i) of 50, 100, 200, 250, 375, 500 or 750 mL, or

      • (ii) of 1, 1.5, 2, 3 or 4 L; and

    • (d) glucose syrup and refined sugar syrup may only be sold in a container the size of which corresponds to a net quantity of product

      • (i) of 125, 250, 375, 500 or 750 mL,

      • (ii) of 1 or 1.5 L, or

      • (iii) of 2 L or more, if the container is of a size that corresponds to a net quantity of product that is a multiple of 1 L.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the net quantity of a prepackaged product referred to in

    • (a) paragraph (1)(a) shall be shown in terms of numerical count;

    • (b) paragraph (1)(b) shall be shown by weight given in metric units of measurement; and

    • (c) paragraphs (1)(c) and (d) shall be shown by volume given in metric units of measurement.

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply in respect of a test market product as defined in subsection 6(1), if the dealer who intends to conduct the test marketing of the product has, six weeks before conducting the test marketing, filed with the Minister a notice of intention, in a form established by the Minister.

  • SOR/78-171, ss. 5 to 7
  • SOR/78-789, s. 5
  • SOR/79-683, s. 1
  • SOR/81-580, s. 2
  • SOR/81-621, s. 1
  • SOR/83-33, s. 1
  • SOR/84-161, s. 1
  • SOR/85-441, s. 1
  • SOR/96-278, s. 5
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