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Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations (SOR/2005-178), Canada

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Details Details Year of Version 2005 Dates Entry into force: May 7, 2005 Adopted: May 7, 2005 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations Subject Matter Trademarks, Industrial Property

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Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations



Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations

P.C. 2005-1125 2005-05-07

Whereas, pursuant to section 42.1 of the Tobacco Acta, the Minister of Health laid a copy of the proposed Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations, in the annexed form, before the House of Commons on November 30, 2004 and the House of Commons did not concur in any report from a committee respecting the proposed Regulations within the following thirty sitting days;

aS.C. 1997, c. 13

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 7 of the Tobacco Acta, hereby makes the annexed Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations.



1. The following definitions apply in these Regulations.


« marque »

“brand” means all of the brand elements that as a whole are used by a manufacturer to identify to a consumer a tobacco product made by the manufacturer that is a cigarette. (marque)


« cigarette »

“cigarette” means any roll or tubular construction that contains tobacco, has a wrapper or cover made of paper and is consumed through the inhalation of the products of combustion. It does not include a bidi, cigar, kretek or tobacco stick. (cigarette)



2. Every provision of these Regulations that applies to a brand of cigarettes also applies to every size of that brand.



3. (1) Every manufacturer shall ensure that the cigarettes of every brand that it manufactures on or after October 1, 2005 burn their full length no more than 25% of the time when tested on 10 layers of filter paper using ASTM International method E2187 — 04, dated July 1, 2004 and entitled Standard Test Method for Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes.

Cigarettes of same brand

(2) Every manufacturer shall ensure that each test is conducted on cigarettes of the same brand.


Coming into force

4. These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

Règlement sur le potentiel incendiaire des cigarettes



Enregistrement 2005-06-07

Règlement sur le potentiel incendiaire des cigarettes

C.P. 2005-1125 2005-06-07

Attendu que, conformément à l’article 42.1 de la Loi sur le tabaca, le ministre de la Santé a fait déposer le projet de règlement intitulé Règlement sur le potentiel incendiaire des cigarettes, conforme au texte ci-après, devant la Chambre des communes le 30 novembre 2004 et que celle-ci n’a donné son agrément à aucun rapport de comité au sujet de ce projet dans les trente jours de séance suivants,

aL.C. 1997, ch. 13

À ces causes, sur recommandation du ministre de la Santé et en vertu de l’article 7 de la Loi sur le tabaca, Son Excellence la Gouverneure générale en conseil prend le Règlement sur le potentiel incendiaire des cigarettes, ci-après.



1. Les définitions qui suivent s’appliquent au présent règlement.

« cigarette » “cigarette”

« cigarette » S’entend de tout rouleau ou article de forme tubulaire qui contient du tabac, dont l’enveloppe est faite de papier et qui se consomme par inhalation des produits de combustion, à l’exclusion des cigares, des bâtonnets de tabac, des bidis ou des kreteks. (cigarette)

« marque » “brand”

« marque » Les éléments de marque qui, dans leur ensemble, sont utilisés par un fabricant pour identifier auprès du consommateur ceux de ses produits de tabac qui sont des cigarettes. (brand)



2. Les dispositions du présent règlement qui s’appliquent à la marque de cigarettes s’appliquent aussi à tout format de cette marque.



3. (1) À compter du 1er octobre 2005, le fabricant doit s’assurer que les cigarettes de chacune des marques de cigarettes qu’il fabrique se consument entièrement dans au plus 25 % des cas lors d’essais effectués sur 10 couches de papier filtre selon la méthode E2187 —

04 de l’ASTM International intitulée Standard Test Method for Measuring the Ignition Strength of Cigarettes, dans sa version du 1er juillet 2004.

Cigarettes d’une même marque

(2) Le fabricant doit veiller à ce que chaque essai soit réalisé sur des cigarettes d’une seule marque à la fois.


Entrée en vigueur

4. Le présent règlement entre en vigueur à la date de son enregistrement.

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