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Hazardous Products (Mattresses) Regulations



Registration 1980-10-23

Regulations Respecting the Advertising, Sale and Importation of Hazardous Products (Mattresses)

P.C. 1980-2833 1980-10-23

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs, pursuant to section 7 of the Hazardous Products Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations respecting the advertising, sale and importation of Hazardous Products (Mattresses), effective January 1, 1982.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Hazardous Products (Mattresses) Regulations.


 In these Regulations, product means any product included in item 32 of Part II of Schedule I to the Hazardous Products Act.

  • SOR/94-689, s. 3


 A product may be advertised, sold or imported into Canada if, when it is tested in accordance with METHOD 27.7-1979 of CAN 2-4.2 M77, a standard established by the Canadian Government Specifications Board, published in July 1979, not more than one test specimen as therein described exhibits melting or charring of its surface that extends more than 50 mm in any horizontal direction from the nearest point of the original location of the test cigarette, or continuing combustion in the mattress assembly 10 minutes after the said cigarette has extinguished.

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