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Carriages and Strollers Regulations (SOR/2016-167)

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28

SCHEDULE 6(Sections 8 and 13)Structural Integrity Testing

  • 1 The following method is to be used for testing the structural integrity of a carriage or stroller:

    • (a) erect the carriage or stroller in the manufacturer’s recommended use position with all wheels on a horizontal surface and each footrest in the lowest manufacturer’s recommended use position;

    • (b) place a test mass of 40 kg in each seating unit of the carriage and 60 kg in each seating unit of the stroller;

    • (c) maintain the test mass for two minutes;

    • (d) note any damage to the carriage or stroller;

    • (e) place a 70 mm × 150 mm × 25 mm wooden block on the centre of each footrest, if provided;

    • (f) place a test mass of 20 kg on each block for two minutes; and

    • (g) note any damage to the carriage or stroller.

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