The following consumer textile articles are exempt from section 3 of the Act:
1 Articles that are intended for a one-time use only.
2 Any of the following articles that have incorporated in them a textile fibre product:
(a) overshoes, boots, shoes, indoor slippers, footwear liners and insoles;
(b) handbags, luggage, carrying cases and brushes;
(c) toys, ornaments, pictures, lamp shades, tapestries, wall hangings, wall coverings, room dividers, screens, book covers, book marks, gift wrap, flags and pennants;
(d) sports and games equipment other than sport garments;
(e) lawn and beach furniture, including lawn and beach umbrellas and parasols and hammocks;
(f) playpens, crib-pens, strollers, jumpers, walkers and car seats for infants or children;
(g) labels, adhesive tapes and sheets, cleaning cloths and wipers, therapeutic devices and heating pads;
(h) pet accessories; and
(i) musical instruments and accessories.
3 Belts, suspenders, arm bands, garters, sanitary belts and bandages.
4 [Revoked, SOR/94-247, s. 19]
5 Consumer textile articles in which any textile fibre product that is present serves
(a) a purpose that is served in consumer textile articles by findings, or a purpose analogous thereto; or
(b) as filling or stuffing.
6 Straw or felt headwear, padding or helmets worn in sports, curler head covers, hair nets and shower caps.
7 Carpet underpadding.
8 Non-fibrous materials that do not have a fabric support, including films and foams.
9 Household twine, string, craft ribbon not intended to be used in the construction of prescribed consumer textile articles, baler twine, binder twine and gift wrap ribbon.
- SOR/87-247, ss. 21, 22
- SOR/94-247, ss. 18 to 22
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