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Former - Specific nutrient content claim requirements
Potassium claims

The Summary table of potassium claims below provides the permitted claims and their associated conditions.

Summary table of potassium claims
Column 1
Claim
Column 2
Conditions - Food
Column 3
Conditions - Label or advertisement
Column 4
FDR reference

a) "source of potassium"
"contains potassium"

At least 200 mg per serving of stated size

Nutrition Facts table must include the amount of potassium per serving.

Nutrition Facts table is required on products that are usually exempted by B.01.401(2)(a) and (b) of the FDR [B.01.401(3)(e)(ii), FDR].

B.01.402 (4)
B.01.401(3)(e)(i)

b) "good source of potassium"
"high in potassium"

At least 350 mg per serving of stated size

See conditions set out for item a) of this table.

B.01.402 (4)
B.01.401(3)(e)(i)

c) "excellent source of potassium"
"very high in potassium"

At least 550 mg per serving of stated size

See conditions set out for item a) of this table.

B.01.402 (4)
B.01.401(3)(e)(i)

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