Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations (SOR/2016-152)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2016-12-29. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Warning — accessories other than sleep accessories

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every accessory other than a sleep accessory, immediately after the warnings required by section 72:

WARNING

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    Do not use this accessory for a child who has reached [insert manufacturer’s recommended weight limit].
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    Do not leave a child unattended in or on this accessory.
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    Do not put a child to sleep or leave a sleeping child in or on this accessory.

MISE EN GARDE

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    Ne pas utiliser cet accessoire si l’enfant a atteint [insérer le poids maximal recommandé par le fabricant].
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    Ne pas laisser sans surveillance un enfant qui utilise cet accessoire.
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    Ne pas utiliser cet accessoire pour y faire dormir un enfant ou l’y laisser dormir.

Sleep Accessories

Marginal note:Warning — sleep accessories

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every sleep accessory, immediately after the warnings required by section 72:

WARNING

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    Do not use this accessory for a child who can roll over or who has reached [insert manufacturer’s recommended weight limit].
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    Do not place any cord, strap or similar item in or near this accessory that could become wrapped around a child’s neck.
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    Check this accessory regularly before using it, and do not use it if any part is loose or missing or if there are any signs of damage. Do not substitute parts. Contact the manufacturer if replacement parts or additional instructions are needed.
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    Children can suffocate on soft bedding. Do not place pillows, comforters or soft mattresses in this accessory.

MISE EN GARDE

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    Ne pas utiliser cet accessoire si l’enfant est capable de se retourner ou a atteint [insérer le poids maximal recommandé par le fabricant].
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    Ne pas mettre dans cet accessoire ou à proximité de celui-ci des cordes, sangles ou objets semblables qui risqueraient de s’enrouler autour du cou de l’enfant.
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    Vérifier régulièrement cet accessoire préalablement à son utilisation et ne pas l’utiliser si une pièce est desserrée, une pièce est manquante ou s’il y a un signe de dommages. Ne pas substituer une pièce à une autre. Communiquer avec le fabricant pour obtenir, au besoin, une pièce de rechange ou des instructions supplémentaires.
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    Les articles de literie mous présentent un risque de suffocation pour l’enfant. Ne pas mettre d’oreiller, d’édredon ou de matelas mou dans cet accessoire.
Marginal note:Warning — sleep accessories sold without mattress

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every sleep accessory that is designed to be used with a mattress but is sold without one, immediately after the warning required by section 74:

WARNING

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    Use a mattress that is no thicker than 3.8 cm and is of such a size that, when it is pushed firmly against any side of this accessory, it does not leave a gap of more than 3 cm between the mattress and any part of any other side of the accessory.

MISE EN GARDE

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    Utiliser un matelas dont l’épaisseur est d’au plus 3,8 cm et dont la superficie permet d’empêcher, lorsqu’il est poussé fermement contre un côté quelconque de cet accessoire, qu’un espace de plus de 3 cm soit créé entre le matelas et une partie quelconque de tout autre côté.
Marginal note:Warning — sleep accessories with mattress

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every sleep accessory if a mattress is supplied with the sleep accessory, immediately after the warning required by section 74:

WARNING

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    Use only the mattress supplied by the manufacturer with this accessory. Do not add an additional mattress to this accessory.

MISE EN GARDE

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    N’utilisez que le matelas fourni par le fabricant avec cet accessoire. Ne pas y superposer d’autre matelas.
Marginal note:Warning — sleep accessories designed to be used without mattress

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every sleep accessory that is designed to be used without a mattress, immediately after the warning required by section 74:

WARNING

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    Do not add a mattress to this accessory.

MISE EN GARDE

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    Ne pas ajouter de matelas à cet accessoire.

Additional Requirements for Stands

Marginal note:Warning — product on stand

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every stand on which a crib, cradle or bassinet is designed to be placed:

WARNING

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    Ensure that the product is securely on the stand before a child is placed in the product.

MISE EN GARDE

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    S’assurer que le produit est placé sur le soutien de façon sécuritaire avant de placer l’enfant dans le produit.
Marginal note:Warning — product fixed to stand

 The following warning or its equivalent must appear on every stand on which a crib, cradle or bassinet is designed to be fixed by a latching or locking mechanism:

WARNING

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    Ensure that the product is properly latched or locked to the stand before a child is placed in the product.

MISE EN GARDE

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    S’assurer que le produit est bien enclenché ou verrouillé au soutien avant de placer l’enfant dans le produit.

Documents

Marginal note:Retention period
  •  (1) The responsible person must keep documents that show that a crib, cradle, bassinet, accessory or stand meets the requirements of these Regulations, for a period of at least three years after the day on which it is manufactured in Canada or the day on which it is imported.

  • Marginal note:Inspector’s request

    (2) The responsible person must provide an inspector with any of the documents that the inspector requests in writing, within 15 days after the day on which the request is received.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Six months after publication

Footnote * These Regulations come into force on the day that, in the sixth month after the month in which they are published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, has the same calendar number as the day on which they are published or, if that sixth month has no day with that number, the last day of that sixth month.

 
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