The Vermont Statutes Online
The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.
Subchapter 001C : LEAD IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 2470e)
§ 2470e. Definitions
As used in this subchapter:
(1) "Children's product" means any consumer product marketed for use by children under the age of 12, or whose substantial use or handling by children under 12 years of age is reasonably foreseeable, including toys, furniture, jewelry, personal care products, clothing, and food containers and packaging.
(2)(A) "Contain or containing lead," unaccompanied by a specific standard, means containing or having a surface coating containing the following amount of lead by weight of lead or lead compound, unless the Commissioner of Health, in consultation with the Attorney General by rule, reduces this percentage generally or with respect to specific products:
(i) 0.06 percent as of October 1, 2008;
(ii) 0.03 percent as of July 1, 2009; and
(iii) 0.01 percent as of January 1, 2010.
(B) If the standard set under this subdivision (2) is preempted by a federal standard as to any class of products, then "contain (or containing) lead," unaccompanied by a specific standard, means the lowest such federal standards and federal effective dates applicable to such a class of products.
(3) "Nonresidential paints and primers" does not mean artists' supplies. (Added 2007, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2011, No. 136 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. May 18, 2012.)