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Playpens Regulations (SOR/2018-186)

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

SCHEDULE 3(Subsection 7(2))Test for Determination of Mesh Size

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

    • (a) assemble the playpen or accessory 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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