4101:6-1-22 Materials required to be sterilized.

(A) All secondhand bedding, upholstered furniture, or secondhand stuffed toy, if intended for resale or lease, shall be sterilized as required by sections 3713.01 to 3713.10 of the Revised Code.

(B) No person shall use any material to make any article of bedding, upholstered furniture, or stuffed toy for sale that is made from material:

(1) That comes from an animal or fowl,

(2) That contains any bugs, vermin, insects or filth,

(3) That is unsanitary,

(4) That contains burlap or other material which has been used for bailing, or

(5) Any secondhand filling material, unless such material has been thoroughly sterilized by a process approved by the division.

(C) Secondhand upholstered furniture, bedding, or stuffed toys, or secondhand filling materials or other components parts to be used, or which can be used in upholstered furniture of bedding, received from outside of this state shall comply with all sterilization provisions of sections 3713.01 to 3713.10 of the Revised Code before it is sold.

Effective: 9/13/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/01/2015 and 04/17/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3713.04
Rule Amplifies: 3713.09
Prior Effective Dates: 10-1-78; 9-7-98