PART 4CMVSS 213.2 — Booster Seats (continued)
Marginal note:Quasi-static test
408 A booster seat that is subjected to a quasi-static test in accordance with section 4 of Test Method 213.2 must not deflect more than 25 mm.
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(a) the name and principal place of business of the company that manufactured, imported or sold the booster seat;
(b) the model name and number of the booster seat;
(c) the date of manufacture of the booster seat, as shown in Schedule 5, with the year, month and day above the corresponding wording in both official languages;
(d) a statement indicating that the booster seat must be used only by persons whose mass is at least 18 kg;
(e) a statement indicating — in units based on the International System of Units followed by the corresponding imperial units in parentheses — the mass and height range of the persons for whom the manufacturer recommends the booster seat; and
(f) an installation diagram that shows the booster seat occupant restrained to the vehicle by means of a continuous-loop lap and shoulder belt and the booster seat installed as recommended by the manufacturer, and
(i) if the booster seat is equipped with a tether strap and the manufacturer recommends its use, the booster seat secured to the vehicle by means of the tether strap, and
(ii) if the booster seat is equipped with a lower connector system and the manufacturer recommends its use, the booster seat secured to the vehicle by means of the lower connector system.
Marginal note:Official languages and print size
(2) The information referred to in subsection (1) must be in both official languages and in characters of at least 10 points, except for the words “year/année”, “month/mois” and “day/jour” under the date of manufacture, which may be in characters of at least 8 points.
Marginal note:Visibility of information
(3) The information referred to in paragraphs (1)(d) to (f) must be fully visible at all times, even when the booster seat is occupied.
Marginal note:Installation instructions
(2) The instructions referred to in paragraph (1)(a) must state that the booster seat, even when unoccupied, must be firmly secured to the vehicle.
(3) The instructions must
(a) specify the classes of vehicles, the seating positions and the types of vehicle seat belts with which the booster seat may or may not be used;
(b) specify whether the booster seat may be used with a lower universal anchorage system; and
(c) explain the primary consequences of not following the warnings appearing on the booster seat.
Marginal note:Storage of instructions
(4) Every booster seat must have a place for the storage of instructions.
PART 5CMVSS 213.3 — Restraint Systems for Disabled Persons
500 In this Part, Test Method 213.3 means Test Method 213.3 — Restraint Systems for Disabled Persons (May 2012), published by the Department of Transport.
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Marginal note:Restraint of torso and crotch
501 Every restraint system for disabled persons must
(a) restrain the upper torso by means of
(b) restrain the lower torso by means of
(c) in the case of a forward-facing restraint system, restrain the crotch by means of
Marginal note:Means of securing restraint system
Marginal note:Restraint system with tether strap
(2) If the mass-produced restraint system for disabled persons is equipped with a tether strap and the manufacturer recommends its use, the restraint system must be designed to be secured to a vehicle
(a) by means of the tether strap together with a vehicle seat belt, without using any other means of attachment; and
(b) if the restraint system is equipped with a lower connector system and the manufacturer recommends its use, by means of the tether strap together with the lower connector system, without using any other means of attachment.
Marginal note:Audible or visible indication
503 Every mass-produced restraint system for disabled persons that is equipped with a lower connector system must provide a clear, audible indication when each connector in a lower connector system is securely attached to the lower universal anchorage system or a clear, visual indication that each connector is securely attached to the lower universal anchorage system.
Marginal note:Custom restraint system
504 (1) Every custom restraint system for a disabled person, other than a custom restraint system for a disabled person that is designed to be used only in school buses, must be designed to be secured to a vehicle by means of a vehicle seat belt together with the tether strap provided with the restraint system, without using any other means of attachment.
Marginal note:Custom restraint system — school buses
(2) Every custom restraint system for a disabled person that is designed to be used only in school buses must be designed to be secured to a school bus by either or both of the following means:
505 Every restraint system for disabled persons must be constructed only of materials that conform to the requirements of TSD 302.
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Belts, Buckles and Webbing
506 Every belt that is part of a restraint system for disabled persons and that is designed to restrain a disabled person must not impose on the person any loads that result from the mass of the restraint system.
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