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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 063 : Consumer Protection

Subchapter 001C : Lead in Consumer Products

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 2470g)
  • § 2470g. Prohibition of lead in jewelry

    Except to the extent specifically preempted by federal law and in addition to the prohibition in section 2470f of this subchapter, no person shall manufacture, regardless of location, for sale in, offer for sale, or sell in or into the stream of commerce, or otherwise introduce into the stream of commerce in Vermont any article of jewelry or other metal decorative item containing lead that is not a children’s product as defined in section 2470e of this title, where the article, or any detachable part of the article, is the size of a small part as defined by the Consumer Product Safety Commission in 16 C.F.R. part 1501, unless the article is:

    (1) expressly and prominently advertised as adult jewelry;

    (2) not commonly understood to be an article for use by a child under age 12; and

    (3) accompanied by a point-of-sale disclosure prescribed by the Attorney General to the effect that the article may contain lead at or above the prevailing legal limit for lead in children’s products, if that is true. (Added 2007, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)