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Did You Know?

• Currently approved devices will continue to be acceptable on board as long as they are in good condition.

• New devices available in stores will begin to have new labels, with clear information and icons indicating performance of the device in the water.

• Devices with new labels are approved for use in Canada and the United States. Devices with old labels continue to be approved in one country or the other, not both. Read the label.


Does your label look like this? (New)

Performance System
(phased-in over time)

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Or like this? (Old)

The Type System
Current (old) US
(still acceptable)

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