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Version of document from 2012-03-30 to 2016-06-21:

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 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

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Registration

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

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