Hazardous Products (Cellulose Insulation) Regulations (SOR/79-732)

Regulations are current to 2015-10-27 and last amended on 2011-06-20. Previous Versions

Hazardous Products (Cellulose Insulation) Regulations



Registration 1979-10-12

Regulations Respecting the Advertising, Sale and Importation of Cellulose Fibre Loose Fill Thermal Insulation

P.C. 1979-2760 1979-10-11

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, pursuant to section 7 of the Hazardous Products Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting the Advertising, Sale and Importation of Wood Based Cellulose Fibre Loose Fill Thermal Insulation.


 These Regulations may be cited as the Hazardous Products (Cellulose Insulation) Regulations.


 In these Regulations,


“container” means any bag, package, box or other receptacle that contains a product and is customarily displayed to the consumer of the product; (contenant)

“CSA A101”

“CSA A101” means the “Mineral Fibre Thermal Building Insulation” being CSA Standard A101-M1977 established by the Canadian Standards Association, published in June, 1977; (ACNOR A101)


“product” means cellulose fibre described in item 35 of Part II of Schedule I to the Hazardous Products Act; (produit)

“Smouldering Test”

“Smouldering Test”[Revoked, SOR/81-1022, s. 2]

“Standard for Cellulose Insulation”

“Standard for Cellulose Insulation” means the “Standard for: Thermal Insulation, Cellulose Fiber, Loose Fill” being standard 51-GP-60M established by the Canadian General Standards Board, published in April, 1979, as amended in September, 1980; (norme pour isolant cellulosique)


“ULC-S102.2-1978” means ULC-S102.2-1978, Fourth Edition, May 1978, Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Floor, Floor Covering and Miscellaneous Materials, established by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada. (S102.2-1978 des ULC)

  • SOR/81-1022, s. 2;
  • SOR/91-263, s. 2.


 A product may be advertised, sold or imported into Canada if the product meets the requirements set out in sections 4 to 8.

  • SOR/91-263, s. 3(F).


  •  (1) Every product shall be labelled to show, in the manner described in subsection (2), the following information, namely,

    • (a) the name and principal place of business in Canada of

      • (i) the manufacturer of the product, where the product is manufactured in Canada, or

      • (ii) the importer of the product, where the product is not manufactured in Canada; and

    • (b) the day, month and year of manufacture of the product.

    • (c[Revoked, SOR/81-1022, s. 3]

  • (2) The information referred to in subsection (1) shall be shown in a clearly visible and legible manner on

    • (a) the container of the product that is displayed to the consumer of the product at the time of the sale to him; or

    • (b) where there is no container for the product, the bill of sale or other paper given to the consumer of the product.

  • SOR/81-1022, s. 3.