Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 2 – Units of measurement

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2015L00492

 
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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.
 
Schedule 2             Units of measurement
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

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