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Vol. 145, No. 4 — February 16, 2011

Registration

SOR/2011-23 February 4, 2011

CANADA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY ACT

P.C. 2011-59 February 3, 2011

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 37 of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (see footnote a), hereby makes the annexed Regulations Amending the Asbestos Products Regulations.

REGULATIONS AMENDING THE ASBESTOS PRODUCTS REGULATIONS

AMENDMENTS

1. (1) The definition “aire d’affichage” in section 1 of the French version of the Asbestos Products Regulations (see footnote 1) is replaced by the following:

« aire d’affichage » “display surface

« aire d’affichage » Toute partie de la surface d’un produit en amiante ou de son contenant sur laquelle peuvent figurer les renseignements exigés par le présent règlement, à l’exclusion du dessous, de tout joint et de toute surface convexe ou concave située près du dessus ou du dessous.

(2) The portion of the definition “aire d’affichage principale” in section 1 of the French version of the Regulations before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

« aire d’affichage principale » “main display panel

« aire d’affichage principale » Toute partie de l’aire d’affichage qui est exposée ou visible dans les conditions normales de vente aux consommateurs. La présente définition vise notamment :

2. The heading before section 2 and sections 2 and 3 of the Regulations are replaced by the following:

APPLICATION

Scope

2. These Regulations apply to the importation, advertising and sale of asbestos products.

REQUIREMENTS

NON-CROCIDOLITE ASBESTOS PRODUCTS

Conditions

3. (1) An asbestos product that does not contain crocidolite asbestos and that is set out in column 1 of the table to this subsection must meet the requirements set out in column 2.

TABLE TO SUBSECTION 3(1)

NON-CROCIDOLITE ASBESTOS PRODUCTS


Item

Column 1
Non-crocidolite asbestos products

Column 2
Requirements

1.

A textile fibre product that is worn on the person

(a) The product provides protection from fire or heat hazards.

(b) A person who uses the product in a reasonably foreseeable manner cannot come into contact with airborne asbestos from the product.

2.

A product that is used by a child in learning or play

Asbestos cannot become separated from the product.

3.

Drywall joint cement or compound, or spackling or patching compound, that is used in construction, repair or renovation

Asbestos cannot become separated from the product during its post-manufacture preparation, application or removal.

4.

A product that is applied by spraying

(a) The asbestos is encapsulated with a binder during spraying.

(b) The materials that result from the spraying are not friable after drying.

Prohibitions

(2) The importation, advertising or sale of the following asbestos products that do not contain crocidolite asbestos is prohibited:

(a) a product for use in modelling or sculpture;

(b) a product for use in simulating ashes or embers; and

(c) a product that is composed entirely of asbestos.

3. The heading before section 4 of the French version of the Regulations is replaced by the following:

PRODUITS EN AMIANTE CONTENANT DE L’AMIANTE CROCIDOLITE

4. The portion of section 4 of the Regulations before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

Conditions

4. Subject to section 5, the importation, advertising or sale of an asbestos product that contains crocidolite asbestos is prohibited unless it is set out in the table to this section and the following requirements are met:

COMING INTO FORCE

5. These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 37 of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act , chapter 21 of the Statutes of Canada, 2010, comes into force.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2011-14.

Footnote a
S.C. 2010, c. 21

Footnote 1
SOR/2007-260