2019 Maryland Code
Title 6 - Toxic, Carcinogenic, and Flammable Substances
Subtitle 13 - Lead-Containing Children's Products
§ 6-1301. Definitions

Universal Citation: MD Env Code § 6-1301 (2019)

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Child” means an individual who is under the age of 13 years.

    (c)    (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 § 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” means the Consumer Product Safety Act of 2008 and regulations adopted under the Act.

    (e)    “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” means a person that is the brand owner of a product.

    (g)    “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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