Marginal note:Plant seeds — noise
35 A toy that is intended for use by a child of less than three years of age must not contain plant seeds as pellets for making noise.
Marginal note:Plant seeds — stuffing material
36 A toy must not contain plant seeds as stuffing material.
- SOR/2016-302, s. 5(F).
Pull and Push Toys
Marginal note:Shaft-like handles
37 (1) A pull and push toy that has a shaft-like handle that measures 10 mm (3/8 inch) or less in diameter must have a protective tip that is placed on the end of the handle to prevent puncture wounds and that is able to withstand a pulling force of 44.5 N (10 pounds).
Marginal note:Meaning of toy
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), toy means a product that is intended for use by a child in play.
Toy Steam Engines
Marginal note:Boilers — safety valves
(a) it must be fitted with a firmly installed spring valve or any safety valve other than a weight valve;
(b) the operating pressure of the safety valve must not be more than one and one-half times the operating pressure of the steam boiler to which it is fitted; and
(c) the boiler must be constructed to withstand, without rupture, at least three times its operating pressure.
Marginal note:Meaning of operating pressure
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the operating pressure of a boiler is the steam pressure in the boiler that adjusts itself after the steam engine has been running without a load.
Marginal note:Meaning of toy
(3) For the purposes of subsection (1), toy means a product that is intended for use by a child in play.
Marginal note:Water-based paints
39 Finger paints must be water based.
40 A rattle must meet all of the following requirements:
(a) a sharp wire must not become exposed with the reasonably foreseeable use of the rattle;
(b) a part of the rattle must not impinge on the base of the template illustrated in Schedule 8, when tested in accordance with that Schedule; and
(c) a component of the rattle that can be removed by the application of a force of 50 N (11.23 pounds) or less or a torque of less than one N-m (8.85 inch-pounds) must not impinge on the base of the template illustrated in Schedule 8, when tested in accordance with that Schedule.
Marginal note:Length or extensibility
41 An elastic that is used to attach a toy across a baby carriage, crib or playpen must meet at least one of the following requirements:
(a) its extensibility must not be more than 75% of its unstretched length; or
(b) its fully-stretched length must not be more than 750 mm (30 inches).
- SOR/2012-71, s. 13(E).
Yo-yo Type Balls
Marginal note:Stretchable cords
Marginal note:Similar product
(2) A stretchable cord that is made of a soft pliable material and that is attached to a ball, or to an object of any other shape — whether or not the ball or object is made of the same material — must not be capable of extending to 500 mm (20 inches) or greater in length.
43 [Repealed, SOR/2016-302, s. 6]
Carriages and Strollers Regulations
Hazardous Products (Pacifiers) Regulations
Coming into Force
Marginal note:S.C. 2010, c. 21
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