Use consumer products safely

Safety information on toys, cosmetics and products bought second-hand or for sports and athletics, nurseries and households.

Services and information

Baby product safety

How to safely use baby slings, strollers, carriages, baby bottles, pacifiers, cribs, cradles and bassinets.

Toy safety

Safety for magnets, children's jewellery, soft vinyl toys and small toy parts.

Household products

Hazards posed by batteries, humidifiers, cookware, laundry detergent packets and cleaning products.

Sporting and athletic products

Safety tips for ice skating, trampolines, inflatable play structures and sports equipment.

Cosmetic Products

Cosmetic safety, advertising, labelling, ingredients and regulation, report an incident, read about cosmetic products.

Second-hand products

Buyer and seller responsibilities, commonly available second-hand products, recalls and alerts, and prohibited products.

Car seats and accessories

Car seats, including how to choose one, when to replace it, buying second-hand and product recalls.

Chemicals and product safety

Household chemical safety and information on chemicals such as selenium, triclosan, bisphenol A and petrolatum.

Everyday things that emit radiation

Understand the link between common products and radiation, such as cell phones, microwave ovens, hand-held lasers, tanning beds and Wi-Fi equipment.

Keep safety in mind when shopping online

How to be a smart shopper and keep safety in mind when buying consumer products and cosmetics online.

Bringing prohibited or regulated products back to Canada

Prohibited and regulated consumer products in Canada. Some items may be detained at the border.


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