Corded Window Covering Products Regulations

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Corded Window Covering Products Regulations

SOR/2009-112CANADA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT
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
Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Act
Loi

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
responsable

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)

Authorization

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.

Prohibition

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.

Requirements

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.

Documents

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.
Previous Version

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

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