2017 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 22 - Poisons, Dangerous Household Substances, Flammable Products, and Hazardous Materials
Subtitle 4 - Maryland Flammable Products Act
§ 22-406. Prohibited acts; exceptions

  • (a) Scope of guaranty. -- A guaranty under this section may be:
    • (1) A separate guaranty that specifically designates the product, fabric, or related material; or
    • (2) A continuing guaranty that:
      • (i) Is given by a seller to a buyer;
      • (ii) Applies to any product, fabric, or related material sold to the buyer; and
      • (iii) Is in the form the Department approves.
  • (b) Manufacture or sale of nonconforming products. -- A person may not manufacture, sell, or hold with intent to sell any new or unused product that does not comply with the flammability requirements of this subtitle.
  • (c) Providing false guaranty. -- A person may not give a false guaranty.
  • (d) Exceptions. -- This section does not apply to a person who:
    • (1) Receives in good faith a product, fabric, or related material that is covered by a guaranty that is signed by and contains the name and address of the person who manufactured the product, fabric, or related material or from whom it was received;
    • (2) Has not altered the flammability of the product, fabric, or related material covered by the guaranty; and
    • (3) Reasonably and in good faith relies on the guaranty.
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