Corded Window Covering Products Regulations

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Corded Window Covering Products Regulations

Registration 2009-04-02
Corded Window Covering Products Regulations
P.C. 2009-499 2009-04-02Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 5Footnote a of the Hazardous Products ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Corded Window Covering Products Regulations.

Return to footnote aS.C. 2004, c. 9, s. 2
Return to footnote bR.S., c. H-3

Marginal note:Definitions

1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.


Act means the Hazardous Products Act. (Loi)

corded window covering product
couvre-fenêtre à cordon

corded window covering product means an interior window covering that incorporates a bead chain, cord or any type of flexible looped device in its operation. (couvre-fenêtre à cordon)

national standard
norme nationale

national standard means the standard CAN/CSA‑Z600 published by the Canadian Standards Association, entitled Safety of corded window covering products, as amended from time to time. (norme nationale)

person responsible

person responsible means, in respect of a corded window covering product,

(a) if the product is manufactured in Canada, the manufacturer who advertises or sells it; and
(b) if the product is imported, the importer. (responsable)


Marginal note:Advertise, sell or import

2 A corded window covering product may be advertised, sold or imported if it meets the requirements of these Regulations.


Marginal note:No reference

3 No direct or indirect reference to the Act or these Regulations may be made on the label of a corded window covering product or in any advertisement for one.


Marginal note:Safety requirements

4 A corded window covering product must meet the product safety requirements of section 4 of the national standard.

Marginal note:Labelling and information requirements

5 A corded window covering product must meet the labelling and information requirements of section 5 of the national standard.


Marginal note:Retention period

6 (1) The person responsible must prepare and maintain documents that show that a corded window covering product meets the requirements of these Regulations and must keep those documents for a period of at least three years after the date of manufacture in Canada or the date of importation of the product.

Marginal note:Inspection

(2) The person responsible must provide an inspector with any documents that the inspector requests in writing, within 15 days after receipt of the request.

SOR/2012-71, s. 7.
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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

7 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.