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Toys Regulations

Version of section 38 from 2011-06-20 to 2019-01-10:

Marginal note:Boilers — safety valves

  •  (1) A toy steam engine boiler must meet all of the following requirements:

    • (a) it must be fitted with a firmly installed spring valve or any safety valve other than a weight valve;

    • (b) the operating pressure of the safety valve must not be more than one and one-half times the operating pressure of the steam boiler to which it is fitted; and

    • (c) the boiler must be constructed to withstand, without rupture, at least three times its operating pressure.

  • Marginal note:Meaning of operating pressure

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the operating pressure of a boiler is the steam pressure in the boiler that adjusts itself after the steam engine has been running without a load.

  • Marginal note:Meaning of toy

    (3) For the purposes of subsection (1), toy means a product that is intended for use by a child in play.

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