Mechanical Engineering Methods

The following test methods are available from the Product Safety Laboratory by contacting:

Quality System Manager
Product Safety Laboratory
Health Canada
Postal Locator: 6402A1
1800 Walkley Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0L2


Note: These methods are provided to facilitate laboratory procedures only. It is the trader's responsibility to ensure that the product is tested according to, and meets the requirements of, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) and its Regulations.

  • Small Components (M00.1) Effective 2019-07-02
  • Sharp Edges (M00.2) Effective 2019-07-02
  • Sharp Points (M00.3) Effective 2018-02-14
  • Eye/Nose Security - Dolls, Plush Toys and Soft Toys (M00.4) Effective 2017-05-05
  • Reasonable Foreseeable Use - Toys (M01.1) Effective 2019-02-18
  • Flexible Film Bags (M03) Effective 2016-12-20
  • Sound level of toys (M04) Effective 2017-02-21
  • Rattles (M05) Effective 2017-12-05
  • Playpens (M08) Effective 2017-05-02
  • Pacifiers and other Similar Consumer Products (M09) Effective 2019-05-27
  • Cribs (M12.1) Effective 2016-02-01 (Under Revision to ensure on-going alignment with the regulation).
  • Test Method for Cradles (M12.2) Effective 2012-02-22
  • Test Method for Bassinets (M12.3) Effective 2012-08-01
  • Carriages and Strollers (M15) Effective 2018-10-26
  • Expansion gates and expandable enclosures (M17) Effective 2016-07-22
  • Magnetic Flux Index (M18) Effective 2016-02-25
  • Free Standing Clothing Storage Units (M19) Effective 2018-05-09
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