Recreational Vehicles for the Canadian market are designed and built to either the CSA Z240 RV Series (Canadian) or NFPA 1192 (United States) Certification for Recreational Vehicles (other than Park Models) and CSA Z241 Series for “Park Model Trailers”.
Certification of RVs to the CSA Z240 RV Series and CSA Z241 “Park Models” can only be made by CRVA accredited agencies as the requirements deal with technical issues and the quality system of the manufacturer.
The RV Industry Association, CRVA’s peer in the US, monitors, develops and maintains an inspection program that audits the compliance of US RV manufacturers to the NFPA 1192 standard for RVs sold in Canada.
These standards are recognized by the gas and electrical regulators in each of the Provinces and Territories of Canada and the Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association (CRVA) Manufacturer members pledge in writing to build recreational vehicles that conform to these CRVA adopted standards.
To ensure the utmost consumer safety and compliance of Canadian Laws, we strongly advise consumers to look for the proper certification labels visible on your RV before purchasing your new Recreational Vehicle.
An RV is a vehicle designed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or seasonal use. RVs may be motorized (motorhomes) or towable (travel trailers, folding camping trailers, truck campers, and park models). Off-road vehicles are not included in the RV definition.
Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association’s Members do not manufacturer, produce or distribute any unit described as a “Tiny Home”, a “Tiny House”, a “Tiny Park Model” or a “Tiny RV” and therefore we do not provide any comments on their manufacturing process, components or consumer safety.