Back to news

Amendment to Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations

Aug. 25th, 2015

Amendment to Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations

Health Canada recently issued an amendment to Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations related to Canada Consumer Product Safety Act:


Angle: Every crib, cradle, bassinet and sleep accessory must be constructed so that the angle of the mattress support does not exceed 7° from the horizontal. (Previous regulation stipulated 10° from the horizontal)

Angle — stands: Every stand must be constructed so that the angle of the mattress support of a crib, cradle or bassinet that is placed on or fixed to it does not exceed 7° from the horizontal. (Previous regulations stipulated 10° from the horizontal)