Canada is consulting stakeholders over proposed amendments to its regulation
covering baby carriages and strollers – SOR/2016-167.
proposed changes are designed to strengthen health and safety, more closely
align Canadian regulations with trading partners, and address stakeholder
the mechanical requirements with one of the following (incorporated by
to mechanical requirements in ASTM F833-19
requirements in ASTM F833-19
requirements in ISO 31110:2020 plus entrapment requirements in ASTM F833-19
sections 6.8 and 6.10
the reference to the Toys Regulation in the surface coating materials
requirements and adding these directly into the regulation:
film or other similar material that can be removed, or a surface coating
material, that is applied to an accessible part of a carriage or stroller must
not contain any of the following:
than 90 mg/kg total lead
compound of antimony, arsenic, cadmium, selenium or barium if more than 1000
mg/kg of the compound migrates from the material
than 10 mg/kg total mercury
must be performed in accordance with a method that conforms to good laboratory
into the regulations:
requirements set out in sections 22 and 25 of the Toys Regulation
parts of a carriage or stroller must comply with the Phthalates Regulation
the proposed amendments align information and warning requirements with ASTM
F833-19 or ISO 31110:20. At the same time, they maintain the requirement that
this information must be conveyed in English and French.
have until June 17, 2021, to submit their comments to Health Canada.
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