Every year, garage sales are held in towns and cities across Canada. People often shop for bargains at these sales; however, these bargains could be dangerous. Garage sale vendors are legally responsible for ensuring that the products sold, whether new or used, are safe and meet safety standards. Under the law you cannot import, sell or distribute products that do not meet the requirements of the Hazardous Products Act
Visit the link below to find out more about the requirements for a list of products that must meet the safety requirements of the Hazardous Products Act.
Source: Health Canada
Last revision on May 17, 2007