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Title 18: Health

Chapter 033C: PFAS IN SKI WAX

  •  [Section 1691 effective July 1, 2023.]

    § 1691. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) "Department" means the Department of Health.

    (2) "Intentionally added" means the addition of a chemical in a product that serves an intended function in the product component.

    (3) "Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances" or "PFAS" has the same meaning as in section 1661 of this title.

    (4) "Ski wax" means a lubricant applied to the bottom of snow runners, including skis and snowboards, to improve their grip and glide properties. (Added 2021, No. 36, § 4, eff. July 1, 2023.)

  •  [Section 1692 effective July 1, 2023.]

    § 1692. Ski wax

    (a) A manufacturer, supplier, or distributor shall not manufacture, sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale, or distribute for use in this State ski wax or related tuning products to which PFAS have been intentionally added in any amount.

    (b) This section shall not apply to the sale or resale of used products. (Added 2021, No. 36, § 4, eff. July 1, 2023.)

  •  [Section 1693 effective July 1, 2023.]

    § 1693. Certificate of compliance

    The Attorney General may request a certificate of compliance from a manufacturer of ski wax. Within 30 days after receipt of the Attorney General's request for a certificate of compliance, the manufacturer shall:

    (1) provide the Attorney General with a certificate attesting that the manufacturer's product or products comply with the requirements of this chapter; or

    (2) notify persons who are selling a product of the manufacturer's in this State that the sale is prohibited because the product does not comply with this chapter and submit to the Attorney General a list of the names and addresses of those persons notified. (Added 2021, No. 36, § 4, eff. July 1, 2023.)

  •  [Section 1694 effective July 1, 2023.]

    § 1694. Rulemaking

    Pursuant to 3 V.S.A. chapter 25, the Commissioner shall adopt any rules necessary for the implementation, administration, and enforcement of this chapter. (Added 2021, No. 36, § 4, eff. July 1, 2023.)

  •  [Section 1695 effective July 1, 2023.]

    § 1695. Penalties

    (a) A violation of this chapter shall be deemed a violation of the Consumer Protection Act, 9 V.S.A. chapter 63. The Attorney General has the same authority to make rules, conduct civil investigations, enter into assurances of discontinuance, and bring civil actions, and private parties have the same rights and remedies as provided under 9 V.S.A. chapter 63, subchapter 1.

    (b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to preclude or supplant any other statutory or common law remedies. (Added 2021, No. 36, § 4, eff. July 1, 2023.)