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Toys Regulations

Version of section 34 from 2011-06-20 to 2016-06-21:


Marginal note:Flammability of hair or mane

 The hair or mane, or simulated hair or simulated mane, of a doll, plush toy or soft toy, that is made of material other than yarn referred to in subsection 33(1), must not flame on a one-second impingement of the calibrated flame applied by the flammability tester described in section 1 of Schedule 6 or must self-extinguish within 2 seconds after the removal of the flame, after being subjected to all of the following procedures:

  • (a) if it is known to have a flame-retarding finish or if preliminary testing indicates that such a finish may be present, it is laundered in accordance with section 5 of Schedule 7;

  • (b) it is dried in an oven for 30 minutes at 105°C (221°F) or for 120 minutes at 75°C (167°F);

  • (c) it is removed from the oven; and

  • (d) it is placed until cool in a desiccator over a desiccant such as anhydrous calcium chloride for at least 15 minutes and not more than 2 hours.

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