Children’s Jewellery Regulations
P.C. 2011-55 2011-02-03
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 37 of the Canada Consumer Product Safety ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Children’s Jewellery Regulations.
Return to footnote aS.C. 2010, c. 21
1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.
bijoux pour enfants
children’s jewellery means jewellery that is manufactured , sized, decorated, packaged, advertised or sold in a manner that appeals primarily to children under 15 years of age but does not include merit badges, medals for achievement or other similar objects normally worn only occasionally. (bijoux pour enfants)
good laboratory practices
bonnes pratiques de laboratoire
good laboratory practices means practices that are in accordance with the principles set out in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s document entitled OECD Principles on Good Laboratory Practice, Number 1 of the OECD Series on Principles of Good Laboratory Practice and Compliance Monitoring, ENV/MC/CHEM(98)17, the English version of which is dated January 21, 1998 and the French version of which is dated March 6, 1998. (bonnes pratiques de laboratoire)
2 These Regulations apply to the importation, advertising and sale of children’s jewellery.
Marginal note:Lead content
3 Children’s jewellery, when tested using good laboratory practices, must not contain more than 600 mg/kg of lead, not more than 90 mg/kg of which may be migratable lead.
Coming into Force
Marginal note:S.C. 2010, c. 21
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force June 20, 2011, see SI/2011-12.]
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