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Toys Regulations

Version of section 23 from 2016-06-22 to 2022-12-18:

Marginal note:Specific substances in surface coatings

 The surface coating material that is applied to a toy must not contain any of the following substances:

  • (a) more than 90 mg/kg of total lead;

  • (b) a compound of antimony, arsenic, cadmium, selenium or barium if more than 0.1% w/w of the compound dissolves in 5% hydrochloric acid after being stirred for 10 minutes at 20°C (68°F); or

  • (c) a compound of mercury.

  • SOR/2016-195, s. 3

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