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The Weights and Measures (Equivalents for dealings with drugs) Regulations 1970

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TABLE 1

Weights of ingredients

Column 1Column 2
grainsmilligrammes
1/6000.1

1/500

1/480

0.125
1/4000.15

1/320

1/300

0.2
1/2400.25
1/2000.3

1/160

1/150

0.4

1/130

1/120

0.5
1/1000.6

1/80

1/75

0.8
1/601
1/501.25
1/401.5
1/302

1/25

1/24

2.5
1/203
1/154
1/125
1/106
1/87.5
1/610
1/512.5
1/415
1/320
2/525
1/230
3/540
3/450
160
75
100
2125
150
3200

4

250

5

300

6

400

7

450
8500

9

10

600
11 to 13800
14 to 161
17 to 201·2
21 to 251·5
26 to 291·8
30 to 332
34 to 372·3
38 to 432·5
44 to 513
52 to 573·5
58 to 654
66 to 764·5
77 to 845
85 to 1026
103 to 1157
116 to 1358
136 to 1509
151 to 16510
166 to 18011
181 to 19012
191 to 22013
221 to 25015
251 to 27517
276 to 32520
326 to 35022
351 to 37523
376 to 40025
401 to 42526
426 to 45028
451 to 48030

Entries in the above Table expressed as one figure to another are inclusive of both figures.

TABLE 2

Volumes of ingredients

Column 1Column 2
minimsmillilitres
10·06
0·09
20·12
0·15
30·18
0·2

4

0·25

5

0·3

6

7

0·4

8

9

0·5

10

11

0.6

12

13

0·7

14

15

16

0·9

17

18

1
19 to 221·2
23 to 271·5
28 to 321·8
33 to 372
38 to 462·5
47 to 553
56 to 643·5
65 to 744
75 to 844·5
85 to 935
94 to 1106
111 to 1307
131 to 1498
150 to 1679
168 to 18510
186 to 20011
201 to 22012
221 to 25014
251 to 27515
276 to 30017
301 to 33018
331 to 37020
371 to 40022
401 to 45025

Entries in the above Table expressed as one figure to another are inclusive of both figures.

TABLE 3

Weights of total quantities

Column 1Column 2
ounces avoirdupois or apothecaries grammes
1 oz. or more but less than 1½ oz.25
1½ oz. or more but less than 3 oz.50
3 oz. or more but less than 5½ oz.100
5½ oz. or more but less than 9 oz.200
9 oz. or more but less than 14½ oz.300
14½ oz. or more but not more than 16 oz. or 1 lb. avoirdupois500

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TABLE 4

Volumes of total quantities

(other than those to which Table 5, 6 or 7 apply)

Column 1Column 2
fluid ouncesmillilitres
1 fl. oz. or more but less than 1½ fl. oz.25
1½ fl. oz. or more but less than 3 fl. oz.50
3 fl. oz. or more but less than 5½ fl. oz.100
5½ fl. oz. or more but less than 9 fl. oz.200
9 fl. oz. or more but less not more than 14½ fl. oz. or 1 pint or 1/8 gallon300
14½ fl. oz. or more but not more than 20 fl. oz. or 1 pint or 1/8 gallon500

TABLE 5

Total quantities of prescriptions described in regulation 8(1)

Column 1Column 2
fluid ouncesmillilitres
1/225

1

50

2

3

100
4150

5

6

200

8

10

300
12500

TABLE 6

Total quantities of prescriptions described in regulation 8(2)

Column 1Column 2
fluid ouncesmillilitres
1/210
120

2

3

50

4

6

100

8

10

12

200

16

20

300
24500

TABLE 7

Total quantities of prescriptions described in regulation 8(3)

Column 1Column 2
fluid ouncesmillilitres
1/410
1/220

1

50

2

3

100

4

5

6

200

8

10

300
12500

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