Carriages and Strollers Regulations (SOR/85-379)

Regulations are current to 2016-06-06 and last amended on 2011-06-20. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE V(ss. 8 and 11)Latch System Testing

  • 1 The method to be used for testing a product that folds is as follows:

    • (a) erect the product in the manufacturer’s recommended use position;

    • (b) place a bag of sand with a 2 kg mass in the centre of each seating unit of the product;

    • (c) secure the product to a horizontal surface in a manner that does not impede the normal folding action;

    • (d) apply a force of 200 N

      • (i) at the location normally associated with the folding action but, where the product has a latching device, not directly to the latching device itself, and

      • (ii) in the direction normally associated with the manufacturer’s recommended method of folding;

    • (e) note if the product is still latched in the manufacturer’s recommended use position;

    • (f) repeat steps (d) and (e) four times within two minutes; and

    • (g) fold the product 100 times and repeat steps (a) to (e).

  • 2 The method to be used for testing the safety device of a product that folds is as follows:

    • (a) erect the product in the manufacturer’s recommended use position with the latching device, if any, released;

    • (b) apply a force of 200 N at the location and in the direction normally associated with the folding action of the product;

    • (c) note the amount of folding movement, if any; and

    • (d) repeat steps (a) to (c) with a dummy, described in Schedule IX, in the centre of each seating unit of the product.

 
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