Pacifiers Regulations (SOR/2016-184)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13

SCHEDULE 2(Paragraph 5(b))Structural Integrity Test

  • 1 The following method is to be used for testing the structural integrity of the pacifier:

    • (a) hold the nipple of the pacifier in a fixed position and apply to the ring or handle of the pacifier a force of 44.5  ± 1.0 N in the plane of the axis of the nipple at a rate of 4.5 ± 1.0 N/s and then maintain the final force for 10 ± 0.5 s;

    • (b) hold the guard of the pacifier in a fixed position and apply to the ring or handle of the pacifier a force of  44.5 ± 1.0 N in the plane perpendicular to the axis of the nipple at a rate of 4.5 ± 1.0 N/s and then maintain the final force for 10 ± 0.5 s;

    • (c) repeat the procedure described in paragraph (b) with the force applied to the nipple of the pacifier;

    • (d) immerse the pacifier in boiling water for 10 ± 0.5 min, then remove the pacifier from the boiling water and allow to cool in air at 21 ± 5° C for 15 ± 0.5 min;

    • (e) repeat the procedures described in paragraphs (a) to (c); and

    • (f) repeat the procedures described in paragraphs (d) and (e) nine times.

 
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