Regulation 3 Prohibition of sale etc. of food containing metals except where naturally present up to certain limits
3(1) No person shall import, consign, deliver, manufacture or sell, for human consumption,-
(a) any food of a description specified in Column B of the First Schedule which contains any metal specified opposite thereto in Column A of that Schedule unless such metal is naturally present in such food in a concentration not greater than that specified opposite thereto in Column C of that Schedule; or
(b) any food of a description specified in Column B of the Second Schedule which contains any metal specified opposite thereto in Column A in greater concentration than is specified opposite thereto in Column C; or
(c) any food containing any metal in such amount as to be dangerous or prejudicial to health.

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First Schedule Maximum permitted concentration of certain metals naturally present in specified foods
A
Metal
B
Description of food
C
Maximum permitted concentration in parts per million
Arsenic
(AS2O3)
Solids being fish and fish products 6
Solids being shellfish and shellfish products 10
Second Schedule Maximum permitted concentration of certain metals present in specified foods
A
Metal
B
Description of food
C
Maximum permitted concentration in parts per million
Antimony
(Sb)
Cereals and vegetables 1
Fish, crab-meat, oysters, prawns and shrimps
1
Meat of animal and poultry 1
Arsenic
(AS203)
Solids other than-
(i) fish and fish products; and
(ii) shellfish and shellfish products
1.4
All food in liquid form
0.14
Cadmium
(Cd)
Cereals and vegetables 0.1
Fish, crab-meat, oysters, prawns and shrimps 2
Meat of animal and poultry 0.2
Chromium
(Cr)
Cereals and vegetables
1
Fish, crab-meat, oysters, prawns and shrimps
1
Meat of animal and poultry
1
Lead
(Pb)
All food in solid form 6
All food in liquid form
1
Mercury
(Hg)
All food in solid form 0.5
All food in liquid form
0.5
Tin
(Sn)
All food in solid form
230
All food in liquid form
230

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Note : Please browse
https://www.elegislation.gov.hk/?_lang=en for details of the food law in Chapter 132.