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

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Hazardous Products (Cellulose Insulation) Regulations

SOR/79-732

CANADA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT

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.

Short Title

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

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

container

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

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

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.

General

 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).

Labelling Requirements

  •  (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.

Performance Requirements

 A product, after having been prepared for testing in accordance with the procedure for the determination of surface burning characteristics set out in section 7.2 of the Standard For Cellulose Insulation, shall not, when tested in accordance with ULC S102.2-1978, have an average flame spread classification greater than 150.

 When a product that has been prepared in accordance with Schedule I is tested in accordance with the procedure set out in sections 7.11.2 and 7.11.4 of the Standard for Cellulose Insulation, no test specimen shall exhibit a mass loss greater than 15 per cent.

  • SOR/81-1022, s. 4.

 When a product is tested in accordance with the procedure for the separation of chemicals set out in section 7.10 of the Standard For Cellulose Insulation, it shall not exhibit an average separation of non-cellulosic components greater than 1.5 per cent.

 When a product is tested in accordance with the procedure for corrosiveness set out in section 7.8 of the Standard For Cellulose Insulation,

  • (a) metal test specimens made of aluminum, copper and steel shall not exhibit any perforation; and

  • (b) galvanized steel test specimens shall not exhibit

    • (i) pitting, or

    • (ii) loss in mass that exceeds that of the control by more than 25 per cent, in the case of more than one of the three test specimens.

 
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