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.
Safety for magnets, children's jewellery, soft vinyl toys, small toy parts and batteries.
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 safety, advertising, labelling, ingredients and regulation, report an incident, read about cosmetic 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.
Understand the link between common products and radiation, such as cell phones, microwave ovens, hand-held lasers, tanning beds and Wi-Fi equipment.
Buying products online
Potential risks of buying consumer products online, how to minimize them and reporting a concern.
Bringing prohibited or regulated products back to Canada
Prohibited and regulated consumer products in Canada. Some items may be detained at the border.
What we are doing
- Proposed Updates to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist
- Consultation - Regulation of self-care products
- CGI publication of Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets Regulations
- CGI Publication of Notice to interested parties - Risk of strangulation posed by corded window covering products
- Is Your Child Safe? Sleep Time
- Bringing Consumer Products into Canada
- Is Your Child Safe? Play Time
- Is Your Child Safe? Series
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