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Version of document from 2009-04-02 to 2011-06-19:

Corded Window Covering Products Regulations




Registration 2009-04-02

Corded Window Covering Products Regulations

P.C. 2009-499 2009-04-02

Her 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.


Marginal note:Definitions

 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

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


Marginal note:No reference

 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

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

Marginal note:Labelling and information requirements

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


Marginal note:Retention period

  •  (1) The person responsible must keep records that show that a corded window covering product meets the requirements of these Regulations, for a period of at least three years after the date of manufacture in Canada or the date of importation of the product, as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Inspection

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

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

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

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