Toys Regulations (SOR/2011-17)

Regulations are current to 2015-02-04 and last amended on 2012-03-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 1(subsection 7(1) and section 30)SMALL PARTS CYLINDER

A toy or component of a toy that can be totally enclosed in the small parts cylinder illustrated below — using a force of not more than 4.45 N (1 pound) — is an aspiration or an ingestion hazard:

Illustration of measurements for a small parts cylinder. The small parts cylinder is a hollow cylinder with an inner diameter of 31.7 mm. A plate (or similar device) is placed inside the cylinder at a 45 degree angle such that the minimum depth of the cylinder is 25.4 mm and the maximum depth of the cylinder is 57.1 mm. No specifications are provided for the wall or floor thickness of the cylinder.


  • – Not to scale

  • – All dimensions in mm