3713.08 Laboratory testing and analysis.

(A) All persons required to register under division (A) of section 3713.02 of the Revised Code manufacturing, making, or wholesaling bedding or stuffed toys, or both, that are sold or offered for sale shall have the material content of their products tested and analyzed at an established laboratory designated by the superintendent of industrial compliance before the bedding or stuffed toys are sold or offered for sale.

(B) Every stuffed toy or item of bedding sold or offered for sale shall have a label affixed to it that reports the contents of the stuffed toy or bedding material in conformity with requirements established by the superintendent, a registration number, and any other identifying information as required by the superintendent.

(C) The seller of any secondhand articles of bedding or stuffed toys shall sanitize all items in accordance with rules established by the superintendent prior to the sale of or the offering for sale of any secondhand articles.

(D) This section does not apply to any of the following:

(1) Persons who meet the qualifications of division (C)(2) or (3) of section 3713.05 of the Revised Code;

(2) The sale of furniture more than fifty years old;

(3) The sale of furniture from the home of the owner directly to the purchaser.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 08-28-2002