Carbonated Beverage Glass Containers Regulations (SOR/2016-166)

Regulations are current to 2017-12-11

Carbonated Beverage Glass Containers Regulations

SOR/2016-166

CANADA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT

Registration 2016-06-22

Carbonated Beverage Glass Containers Regulations

P.C. 2016-593 2016-06-21

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 37 of the Canada Consumer Product Safety ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Carbonated Beverage Glass Containers Regulations.

Interpretation

Definition of carbonated beverage glass container

 In these Regulations, a carbonated beverage glass container means a glass container of a capacity of 1.5 L or more containing a non-alcoholic carbonated beverage.

Specifications

Marginal note:Perforation

 A carbonated beverage glass container must not, when tested in accordance with Schedule 1, shatter in such a way as to cause any piece or part of the container to perforate the plastic sheets described in that Schedule.

Marginal note:Distance of projection

 When a carbonated beverage glass container is tested in accordance with Schedule 2, at least 95% of the dry weight of the container must remain inside the cylinder.

Information

Marginal note:Warning

 A carbonated beverage glass container must have printed on it, or affixed to it, in such a manner that the text is clearly legible, the following warning prominently displayed in boldface letters that are at least 3 mm in height:

CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE. HANDLE WITH CARE.

CONTENU SOUS PRESSION. MANIPULER AVEC SOIN.

Marginal note:Code — date of manufacture

 A carbonated beverage glass container must be coded in such a manner that its date of manufacture is identifiable.

Quality Control

Marginal note:System of control and documents
  •  (1) Every person who manufactures or imports a carbonated beverage glass container must

    • (a) establish and maintain a system of control and inspection to ensure that the carbonated beverage glass container meets the requirements set out in sections 2 and 3; and

    • (b) prepare and maintain documents describing tests carried out on the carbonated beverage glass container and the results of such tests.

  • Marginal note:Retention period and examination by inspector

    (2) The manufacturer or importer must keep the documents for a period of two years, and have the documents available during that period for examination by an inspector at all reasonable times.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

 
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