Canadians enjoy many different sports and outdoor activities. Health Canada wants to help make sure that the products you and your family use for recreation and sports are safe and that you know how to use them properly.
This section will help you report or learn about unsafe products, find safety information about sports and recreation products, and learn what Health Canada does to help keep you safe. There is also additional information for industry and professionals.
Keep your family safe! Before buying or using sports equipment, learn about unsafe products:
To report a health or safety complaint (incident) with a product:
We work with industry and the public to help prevent product-related injuries and to promote safety and the safe use of recreational and sports products. We also encourage the design of safer products for the Canadian market by giving importers and manufacturers hazard and product technical information.
Health Canada takes action on several fronts to help keep you safe. We: