4101:6-1-11 Cotton fillers.

(A) "Cotton felt" means the product obtained when one or more of the cotton products defined under paragraphs (B), (C), and (D) of this rule, has been carded in layers or sheets by a garnet or felting machine. The term "Blended Cotton Felt" may be used when more than one type of material, as specified in this paragraph, is used.

(B) "Staple cotton" means the staple fibrous growth, as removed from cottonseed in the usual process of ginning (first cut), containing no foreign material. Leaves, hull, etc., present in the usual amount shall not be considered foreign material. The term "cotton" by itself shall not be used.

(C) "Cotton linters" means the fibrous growth removed from cottonseed subsequent to the usual process of ginning.

(D) "Cotton by-products" means the by-products removed from the various machine operations necessary in the manufacture of cotton yarn up to but not including the process of spinning, and shall include only the following materials commonly known in cotton mill terms as (1) "cotton comber," (2) "cotton card strips," or "cotton vacuum strips," (3) "cotton fly," and (4) "cotton picker." Either the blanket term "cotton by-products," or the individual terms: "cotton fly," etc., may be used on the law label.

(E) "Cotton waste" means any material defined under cotton by-products containing more than seven per cent of trash, hull, leaf, stem, pulp, etc., and includes cotton motes.

(F) "Cotton mil sweepings" means sweeps, oily sweeps, or oily card.

(G) "Trash" means hull, leaf, stem, pulp, etc., when present in excess of ten per cent of the filling; it shall be shown on the label as "trash."

Eff 5-10-68; 9-7-98
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 3713.04
Rule amplifies: RC Chapter 3713.
119.032 rule review date: 8/1/98, 9/7/03