2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXVI - Trade and Commerce
Chapter 421 - Mattresses
Section 421.007 Bedding labels, content — removal of label prohibited — false or misleading labeling prohibited.
Effective 28 Aug 2001
Title XXVI TRADE AND COMMERCEChapter 421
421.007. Bedding labels, content — removal of label prohibited — false or misleading labeling prohibited. — 1. All bedding manufactured, renovated, sanitized or sold within the state shall bear a clear and conspicuous label that explicitly states whether the bedding is made from all new materials, or is made in whole or in part from secondhand materials. The label on bedding made from all new materials shall be white in color and shall state "ALL NEW MATERIAL" and the label on bedding made in whole, or in part, from secondhand materials shall be yellow in color and shall state "SECONDHAND MATERIALS". Such labels shall also comply with rules issued by the department regarding label dimension, format, informational content, wording, letter size, material, means of placement and affixing to the bedding, and other relevant factors.
2. A person may not remove, deface or alter in whole, or part, a label or any statement on a label to defeat the provisions of sections 421.005 to 421.038.
3. Labels required by sections 421.005 to 421.038 shall be permanently affixed.
4. No person may make a false or misleading statement on any label required pursuant to sections 421.005 to 421.038.
(L. 1999 H.B. 316, et al. § 6, A.L. 2001 S.B. 110)