CANADIAN LABELING INFORMATION
Bedding, furniture and stuffed toys sold, imported
or advertised for sale in Canada must meet Canadian
federal labeling requirements, as well as any applicable
provincial requirements on labeling.
NOTE: The Uniform Law Label used in the United
States is NOT ACCEPTABLE in Canada.
The contents by generic name, both in English and
French, in order of predominance by weight, expressed
as a percentage of the total fiber weight of the
Fibers present in an amount less than 5% can be
disclosed by their generic name; as "Other Fiber";
or alternatively the fiber content can be shown
exclusive of such fiber where the fiber is present
as ornamentation, reinforcement or elastic. The
words "exclusive of ornamentation, reinforcement,
or elastic" as the case may be, must also appear
in conjunction with the fiber content.
The name and address of the dealer, manufacturer,
importer, distributor, retailer or, alternatively
a Canadian identification number of a Canadian dealer.
If any representation is made with respect to importation,
the country of origin is also required. Country
of origin marking is required by Canada Customs
on specific articles. Enquiries concerning these
requirements should be directed to Canada Customs
and Revenue Agency.
You may also go to the Canada Customs web site,
click on link below
For more information regarding the Canadian Federal
Labeling Requirements you may contact:
Fair Business Practices Branch
50 Victoria St.
Hull, Quebec, Canada K1A 0C9
or click on the link below:
PROVINCIAL INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION
The three following provinces require registration.
If you will be selling in these provinces you must
register separately in each province.
Dept. of Consumer & Corporate Affairs
302-258 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0B6
Tech. Standards Safety Authorization
Upholstered & Stuffed Articles
3300 Bloor St. W.
4th Floor, West Tower
Etobicoke, Ontario M8X 2X4
or click on the link below:
Gouvernement du Quebec
Ministere de I'industrie
du Commerce de la Sciance et de la'Technologie
Direction des Activites commerciales et des Operations
380, rue Saint-Antoine Ouest, 4 etage
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 3X7 Canada
When disclosing the contents or stuffing materials,
use only generic names. List all of the filling
materials under" Content". It is recommended,
but not required, by Ontario and Quebec that you
submit a law label for approval. Manitoba requires
a sample label be submitted by mail for approval.
The minimum label size is two and one half inches
by four inches (2 1/2 X 4). Labels may be longer
to include the federal requirements by drawing a
heavy black line below the provincial content disclosure
section. It is not mandatory that the federal and
provincial labeling requirements appear on the same