Canada Children’s Infant Sleepwear Update

08/06/17

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The Children’s Sleepwear Regulation: New Interpretation for the Definition of Children’s Infant Sleepwear

Bureau Veritas recently received a new policy update from Health Canada for the interpretation for Infant Sleepwear sold in Canada.

Health Canada is amending its policy on infant sleepwear sizing to the following:

For sleepwear to be considered sleepwear designed for infants weighing up to 7 kg, it must have
• a chest circumference that is less than or equal to 508 mm; and
• a label stating in months the age of the child for whom it is intended; the age must be 9 months or younger.

This change in policy is effective immediately. Health Canada has confirmed that this policy is effective immediately.

Please note: This new policy allows sizing to be harmonized between both US and Canada for Infant styles only.

How Bureau Veritas Can Help You
Bureau Veritas provides a full-range of quality and safety compliance testing, inspection and consulting services to protect your reputation and brand. We can work with you to identify quality concerns prior to distribution, monitor your private label brands throughout their life cycles, and assess all your products, including textiles, apparel and home furnishings for regulatory compliance.

 

If you have any questions on this new resolution, please contact your customer service representative or email: info@us.bureauveritas.com 

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