Guide to Canadian Requirements for Lighters- Summary
This document provides information about the safety requirements that apply under the Lighters Regulations to lighters manufactured, imported, advertised or sold in Canada, in particular information regarding:
- child-resistance requirements;
- design requirements;
- performance requirements; and
- labelling requirements
Five checklists identifying non-luxury gas lighters, luxury gas lighters, utility gas lighters, non-luxury wick lighters and luxury wick lighters have been created to provide a step-by-step summary of the requirements for child-resistance, design, performance and labelling.
In addition to the product-specific requirements noted in this document, it is prohibited to manufacture, import, advertise or sell any consumer product that is a "danger to human health or safety" as defined in the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) (see paragraphs 7(a) and 8(a)).
Who this guide is for
- Lighter manufacturers and distributors
- Other regulated parties (industry) who are affected by the regulations
In this guide
- Lighter Checklists
- Supplemental Information
- Appendix A - Information Resources
- Appendix B - Canadian Requirements for Lighters Checklist
Details and history
Published: December 29, 2016
Updated: September XX, 2018
For further information visit the resources in Appendix A or contact a Health Canada Consumer Product Safety Office via email (email@example.com) or telephone at 1-866-662-0666 (toll-free within Canada and the United States).
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