2018 Maryland Code
Environment
Title 6 - Toxic, Carcinogenic, and Flammable Substances
Subtitle 13 - Lead-Containing Children's Products
§ 6-1301. Definitions

Universal Citation: MD Env Code § 6-1301 (2018)
  • (a) In general. -- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

  • (b) Child. -- "Child" means an individual who is under the age of 13 years.

  • (c) Children's product. --

    • (1) "Children's product" means a product designed or intended primarily for a child as specified in federal law.

    • (2) "Children's product" does not include:

      • (i) Food as defined in ยง 21-101 of the Health - General Article; or

      • (ii) Any component part of a children's product that is not accessible to a child through normal and reasonably foreseeable use and abuse of the product as specified in federal law.

  • (d) Federal law. -- "Federal law" means the Consumer Product Safety Act of 2008 and regulations adopted under the Act.

  • (e) Lead-containing product. -- "Lead-containing product" means a product in which any part, component, or coating of the product contains lead or lead compounds greater than the lesser of:

    • (1) 0.06% by weight of the total weight of the part, component, or coating; or

    • (2) The standard established under federal law regarding the permissible level of lead in children's products.

  • (f) Manufacturer. -- "Manufacturer" means a person that is the brand owner of a product.

  • (g) Product. -- "Product" includes:

    • (1) Accessories and jewelry;

    • (2) Clothing;

    • (3) Decorative objects;

    • (4) Furniture;

    • (5) Lunch boxes and eating utensils;

    • (6) Toys; and

    • (7) Any other item specified by the Department in regulation.

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