Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1551)

Regulations are current to 2014-12-08 and last amended on 2010-03-25. Previous Versions

 Where the textile fibre content of a consumer textile article or a constituent part is known and the percentage of each fibre is practicably undeterminable because the article or constituent part is made in whole or in part from miscellaneous or mixed fibres, yarns or fabrics, subparagraph 31(a)(iii), clause 31(b)(i)(C) and subparagraph 31(c)(ii) do not apply with respect to the undeterminable percentages if the following are shown:

  • (a) the presence of miscellaneous or mixed fibres, yarns or fabrics;

  • (b) the aggregate amount in which such fibres, yarns or fabrics are present in the article or constituent part; and

  • (c) the generic name of each textile fibre that is present in the article or constituent part in an amount of five per cent or more by mass, in descending order of predominance.

  • SOR/91-477, s. 4;
  • SOR/92-586, s. 2.

 Where a consumer textile article is included in Schedule III and the disclosure label consists of a pre-printed list of generic names of textile fibres in alphabetical order with blank spaces left for the insertion of the percentages by mass of the total fibre mass of the article, the percentages, once inserted, do not have to be in order of predominance by mass and subparagraph 31(a)(ii) does not apply;

  • SOR/80-354, s. 2;
  • SOR/87-247, s. 11.

 Where the textile fibre content of a consumer textile article or a constituent part is in whole or in part unknown or practicably undeterminable, paragraph 31(a) does not apply with respect to the unknown or undeterminable fibres present in the article or constituent part if the following are shown:

  • (a) the presence of unknown, undetermined, miscellaneous or mixed fibres; and

  • (b) the aggregate amount in which such fibres are present in the article or constituent part.

  • SOR/91-477, s. 5.

 Where a textile fibre that is required by these Regulations to be shown by its generic name is a reclaimed fibre, the word “reclaimed”, “reprocessed” or “reused” shall be shown immediately preceding the generic name of the fibre.

Sections

  •  (1) Where a consumer textile article or a constituent part thereof described in paragraph 37(a) or (b) is made up of two or more sections, other than findings, that differ in textile fibre content, the textile fibre content of the article or constituent part shall be shown in the following manner:

    • (a) each section shall be named or described separately; and

    • (b) the textile fibre content of each section shall be shown separately and immediately following the name or description of the section.

  • (2) Where a consumer textile article is a foundation garment and two or more of the sections of which the garment is made up differ in textile fibre content and contain rubber, spandex, anidex or other elastomer, the percentage by mass of each fibre present in such elastic sections is not required to be shown.

  • SOR/91-477, s. 6.