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This standard applies to glass, that has been tempered or combined with other materials to reduce the likelihood of injury to persons by objects projected from an exterior source or by glass fragments when the glass is cracked or broken. It specifies requirements for safety glass intended primarily for use in doors and adjacent glazed panels and is particularly applicable to glazed exterior/interior passageway doors, storm (combination) doors, patio doors, shower and bathtub doors and their enclosures.

The testing and evaluation of a product against this standard may require the use of materials and/or equipment that could be hazardous. This document does not purport to address all the safety aspects associated with its use. Anyone using this standard has the responsibility to consult the appropriate authorities and to establish appropriate health and safety practices in conjunction with any existing applicable regulatory requirements prior to its use.

Referenced in the National Building Code of Canada
Referenced in the National Housing Code

Document History

  1. CAN/CGSB 12.1-2017

    Safety Glazing

    • Most Recent
  2. CAN/CGSB 12.1-M90


    Tempered or Laminated Safety Glass

    • Historical Version