Safety standards for child car seats
All child car seats and booster seats sold in Canada must be designed and manufactured to follow regulations under Canada’s Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
Read the full regulations, the related Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and test methods on the summary page Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations (SOR/2010-90).
To find the specifications needed to pass compliance testing, see:
For information on choosing a safe child car seat or booster seat, see Child car seat safety.
Contact us for information on safety standards for child car seats
Motor Vehicle Safety
Telephone: 1-800-333-0371 (toll-free), 1-613-998-8616 (Ottawa region)