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Law Name:Labeling Criteria for PushchairsCH


Promulgated on October 30, 1996 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs Via public notice with reference begin Ching(85) Shan 85220608;
As amended by the Ministry of Economic Affairs pursuant to the public notice of July 2.2004. (Ref. No. Chin (93) Shan 09302108710)

Law Content:

1.The Criteria are established in accordance with Article 11 of the Commodity Labeling Law to establish proper labeling of pushchairs, maintain the reputation of manufacturers protect the rights and interests of consumers and to ensure the safety of users. However, pushchairs to be exported may be labeled in accordance with the applicable regulations of the importing country.
2.For purposes of these Criteria, the term "pushchairs" denotes any of the following:
(1)Strollers with wheels which can carry infants of at least six months old and cause them to be seated;
(2)Carriages with wheels which can carry infants and are adjustable; or
(3)Carrying mechanisms with wheels and straps which can be wheeled along or carried on the back.
3.Labeling requirements:
(1)Name and model number of the product;
(2)Manufacturing year;
(3)Name, address, telephone number and uniform business number of the manufacturer; if the product is imported, the name, address, telephone number and uniform business number of the agent, importer or distributor, and the name and address of the manufacture, and the country of manufacture;
(4)Applicable age (in terms of months) and the maximum weight permitted;
(5)Major components or materials;
(6)Method of use (directions for use may be submitted);
(7)Precaution and emergency treatment;
(8)If the product is detrimental to the user's safety or health, a warning or special warning shall be provided.
4.Labeling Method:
(1)The labeling requirements shall be easily seen and firmly attached on the product and which label shall be made of durable material.
(2)The label on the product shall be mainly in the Chinese language and may be supplemented by any foreign language.
(3)The size of words or numbers used in the labeling shall exceed 2.5mm*2.5 mm.
(4)Simple and clear typeface, words or drawings shall be used in the labeling.
(5)Pushchairs originally to be exported but later offered for domestic sale shall contain labeling or directions for use in the Chinese language.
(6)Imported pushchairs offered for sale shall contain Chinese labeling and directions for use or warning, the contents of which shall in no event be simpler than those of the labeling and directions for use adopted in the origin of such product.
(7)The typeface or symbols used in a warning shall be of a different color that is easily distinguishable from the background colors. The size of the word "warning" or "precaution" shall exceed 5mm*5mm.
(8)The type of words and wording used in a warning shall be as follows:
TypeWarning
1.Strollers which can carry infants and cause them to be seated(1)Warning! Do not leave infant alone in stroller unattended.
(2)Warning! Do not use this product with infants under six months old.
(3)warning! Do not carry more than one infant, other articles or accessories on stroller (unless stroller is equipped with such function).
(4)Warning! Overloading, inaccurate folding, or use of unapproved parts and accessories may result in damage or breakdown of stroller or render stroller unsafe. All users must read manufacturer's directions for use.
(5)Warning! Seat belt or securing system must be accurately buckled and used.
(6)Warning! Remove infant from stroller before adjusting stroller, or injury may be caused to infant.
(7)Warning! Do not use stroller on staircases.
(8)Warning! Stay away from high temperature, pools or power source.
(9)Warning! Infant should be forbid from standing up.
(10)Warning! Do not leave stroller on roads, slopes or dangerous places.
(11)Warning! Do not lift entire stroller while infant is in it.
2.Carriages which can carry infants and are adjustable(1)Warning! Do not leave infant alone in carriage unattended.
(2)Warning! Do not carry more than one infant, other articles or accessories on carriage (unless carriage is equipped with such function).
(3)Warning! Overloading, inaccurate folding, or use of unapproved parts and accessories may result in damage or breakdown of carriage or render carriage unsafe. All users must read manufacture's directions for use.
(4)Warning! Seat belt or securing system must be accurately buckled and used.
(5)Warning! When adjusting any mobile accessories of carriage, ensure a safe distance between infant's limbs and carriage.
(6)Warning! Infant may slide out of the opening at the bottom or suffocate (such warning is not required if the carriage has no opening or is in a lying position where all openings will automatically narrow).
(7)Warning! Do not use carriage on staircases.
(8)Warning! Stay away from areas near high temperature, pools or power source.
(9)Warning! Do not allow infant to stand.
(10)Warning! Do not leave carriage on roads, slopes or at dangerous places.
(11)Warning! Do not list entire carriage while infant is in it.
3.Carriages with wheels and straps that can be carried on the shoulders(1)Warning! Do not leave infant alone in carriage unattended.
(2)Warning! Do not carry more than one infant, other articles or accessories on carriage ( unless carriage is equipped with special function for such carriage).
(3)Warning! Overloading, incorrect folding or using unauthorized spare parts may result in damage or breakdown of the chair, or render it unsafe. All users must read manufacturer's directions for use.
(4)Warning! Seat belts or securing system must be correctly fastened and used.
(5)Warning! When adjusting any mobile components or strap of carriage, ensure a safe distance between infant's limbs and carriage or strap.
(6)Warning! Do not use carriage on staircases.
(7)Warning! Stay away from areas near high temperature, pools or power source.
(8)Warning! Do not allow infant to stand.
(9)Warning! Do not leave carriage on roads, slopes or at dangerous places.
(10)Warning! When carriage is not carried on the back, make sure the strap is properly placed out of touch by infant.

(9)Special warning:
A special warning shall be placed according to the above subparagraph and the following on a pushchair which may easily cause specific harm.
TypeSpecial Warning
1.Pushchair with an airtight canopyWarning! Canopy to be installed should be made of airtight materials to avoid suffocation.
2.Pushchair with dual waist and crotch strapsWarning! Infant should use both the waist and crotch straps.
3.Pushchair which can carry two infants at the same timeWarning! Infant should be seated as specified.
4.Pushchair with a brake or braking systemWarning! Make sure all braking devices are used when braking the pushchair.
5.Pushchair with a rack or hookWarning! Carrying capacity of the rack or hook:xxx (to be determined by the manufacturer in consideration of safety in design).
6.Pushchair with attached toysWarning! Infant should be prevented from swallowing or improperly using the toys.
7.Extension or foldaway chairWarning! Before use, make sure the chair is set upright with all parts secured to ensure safety.
8.Inflammable pushchair(1)Warning! Keep away from fire.
(2)Fire sign.

5.These Criteria are implemented as of May 16,1997.