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Schedule 2 – Units of Measurement – Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation—Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 154

The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this standard under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

The Standard commences on 1 March 2016.

Dated 25 March 2015

Standards Management Officer, Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand.

Note:

This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.

Note 1 This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.

Standard 1.1.1 relates to introductory matters and standards that apply to all foods. This Standard assigns meanings to symbols of measurement for section 1.1.1—6, which are used throughout this Code.

Note 2 The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.

S2—1 Name

This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 2 – Units of measurement.

Note Commencement: This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.

S2—2 Units of measurement

For section 1.1.1—7, the units of measurement are as follows:

Units of measurement

Symbol / unit

Meaning

%

per cent

Bq

becquerel

°C

degrees Celsius

cfu/g

colony forming units per gram

Cal or kcal

kilocalorie

cm2

square centimetre

cm

centimetre

dm2

square decimetre

g

gram

gN/kg

gram of nitrogen per kilogram

Gy

gray

J

joule

kg

kilogram

kGy

kilogray

kJ

kilojoule

kPa

kilopascal

L or l

litre

mJ

megajoule

M

molar concentration

mg

milligram

mg/kg

milligram per kilogram

milliequiv

milliequivalent

mL or ml

millilitre

m/m

mass per mass

mm

millimetre

mmol

millimole

mOsm

milliosmoles

nm

nanometre

Osm

osmoles

Pa

pascal

ppm

parts per million

μg or mcg

microgram

μg/kg

microgram per kilogram

μL or μl

microlitre

μm

micrometre