Hazardous Products (Carpet) Regulations

Link to law: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/C.R.C.,_c._923/FullText.html

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Hazardous Products (Carpet) Regulations

C.R.C., c. 923CANADA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT
Regulations Respecting the Advertising, Sale and Importation of Hazardous Products (Carpets)Short Title

1 These Regulations may be cited as the Hazardous Products (Carpet) Regulations.

Interpretation

2 In these Regulations,

Act
Act means the Hazardous Products Act; (Loi)
dealer
dealer means a person who is a manufacturer, processor or finisher of a textile product or a person who is engaged in the business of importing or selling a textile product; (fournisseur)
product
product means a carpet, carpeting (including carpet tiles), mat, matting or rug that is included in item 29 or 30 of Part II of Schedule I to the Act. (produit)

SOR/91-264, s. 2.

Requirements

3 (1) A product other than

(a) a product commonly known as a carpet tile, or
(b) a product that has a measurement greater than 2.16 square metres (24 square feet) or has a linear dimension greater than 1.8 metres (6 feet)

may be advertised or sold if it is marked in accordance with section 4.

(2) A product that is not intended for indoor use that

(a) is commonly known as carpet tile, or
(b) has a measurement greater than 2.16 square metres (24 square feet) or has a linear dimension greater than 1.8 metres (6 feet)

may be advertised or sold if it is marked in accordance with section 5.

SOR/91-264, s. 3(F).

4 A product described in subsection 3(1) shall, at the time it is advertised or sold, have a label bearing the warning set out in section 5 or the following warning:
“Caution — Flammable — Do not use in locations exposed to open flame or sources of intense heat”
“Attention — Inflammable — Tenir éloigné de la flamme ou d’une source de chaleur intense”
 SOR/91-264, s. 4(F).

5 A product described in subsection 3(2) shall, at the time it is advertised or sold, have a label bearing the following warning:
“Caution — Flammable — Do not use in locations exposed to open flame or sources of intense heat. Do not use indoors”
“Attention — Inflammable — Tenir éloigné de la flamme ou d’une source de chaleur intense. Ne pas utiliser à l’intérieur”
SOR/91-264, s. 5(F).

6 The warning referred to in sections 4 and 5 shall be clearly and prominently stated and shall be

(a) printed in letters that are easily legible and are of equal size and prominence; and
(b) set apart from any other graphic material on the label.

7 Where a product is prepackaged, the label required by section 4 or 5, as the case requires, shall be on the container of the product unless the label is applied to the product and the product is packaged in such a manner that the information on the label is clearly visible to the prospective purchaser when the product is in the container.

8 (1) A dealer may import a product that is not labelled in accordance with these Regulations if

(a) he imports the product solely for the purpose of resale;

(b) on or before the date of the importation, he sends to the inspector referred to in subsection (2) a notice containing the following information:

(i) a statement to the effect that he is making the importation,
(ii) the date when and place where the importation will be made,
(iii) the nature and quantity of the product being imported, and
(iv) the address of the premises where the product will be labelled in accordance with these Regulations; and

(c) prior to reselling the product he notifies the inspector in writing that the product has been labelled in accordance with these Regulations.

(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), inspector means the hazardous products inspector, designated pursuant to section 4 of the Act, located at the place where the product being imported is to be labelled in accordance with these Regulations or, where there is no inspector located at such place, the inspector who is located nearest to that place.