2014 Iowa Code
SECTION 101B.5 - Certification.

IA Code § 101B.5 (2014) What's This?

101B.5  Certification.

1.  Each manufacturer shall submit a written certification to the department attesting to all of the following:

a.  Each cigarette listed in the certification has been tested in accordance with section 101B.4.

b.  Each cigarette listed in the certification meets the performance standard pursuant to section 101B.4.

2.  Each cigarette listed in the certification shall be described with the following information:

a.  The brand or trade name on the package.

b.  The style of cigarette, such as light or ultra light.

c.  The length of the cigarette in millimeters.

d.  The circumference of the cigarette in millimeters.

e.  The flavor of the cigarette, such as menthol or chocolate, if applicable.

f.  Whether the cigarette is filtered or nonfiltered.

g.  The type of cigarette package, such as soft pack or box.

h.  The marking approved in accordance with section 101B.7.

i.  The name, address, and telephone number of the laboratory, if different than the manufacturer, that conducted the test.

j.  The date the testing was performed.

3.  Each cigarette certified under this section shall be recertified every three years.

4.  The manufacturer shall, upon request, make a copy of the written certification available to the office of the attorney general and the department of revenue for purposes of ensuring compliance with this chapter.

5.  For each cigarette listed in a certification, a manufacturer shall pay a fee of one hundred dollars to the department. The department shall deposit all fees received pursuant to this subsection with the treasurer of state for credit to the general fund of the state.

6.  If a manufacturer has certified a cigarette pursuant to this section, and makes any change to the cigarette thereafter that is likely to alter the cigarette’s compliance with the reduced cigarette ignition propensity standards mandated by this chapter, prior to the cigarette being sold or offered for sale in this state, the manufacturer shall retest the cigarette in accordance with the testing standards specified in section 101B.4 and shall maintain records of the retesting as required pursuant to section 101B.4.  Any altered cigarette that does not meet the performance standard specified in section 101B.4 shall not be sold in this state.

2007 Acts, ch 166, §5; 2013 Acts, ch 139, §41

Referred to in §101B.3, 101B.4, 101B.6, 101B.7, 101B.8

Subsection 5 amended

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