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Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations (SOR/2016-152)

Regulations are current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2022-12-19. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 4(Subsection 12(2))Test for Determination of Size of Openings in Mesh

  • 1 The following method is to be used for testing the size of openings in mesh on a crib, cradle, bassinet or accessory:

    • (a) assemble the product according to the manufacturer’s instructions, omitting any attachments that could interfere with the conduct of the test; and

    • (b) using a probe that has a hemispherical tip with a diameter of 6.3 mm, attempt to pass the tip of the probe through openings in the mesh at 10 evenly distributed locations by gradually applying a force of 22 N to the probe perpendicularly to the plane of the mesh.


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