2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXVI - Trade and Commerce
Chapter 421 - Mattresses
Section 421.038 Use of secondhand materials, restrictions — label contents.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 421.038 (2018)

Effective 28 Aug 1999

Title XXVI TRADE AND COMMERCE

Chapter 421

421.038. Use of secondhand materials, restrictions — label contents. — 1. Bedding may not be manufactured in whole, or in part, from any secondhand material unless such material has been sanitized, germicidally treated or cleaned by a method approved by the department.

2. All bedding containing material that is sanitized, germicidally treated or cleaned in accordance with subsection 1 of this section shall bear a clear and conspicuous label that states:

"THIS BEDDING CONTAINS PREVIOUSLY USED MATERIALS WHICH HAVE BEEN CLEANED AND SANITIZED IN A REASONABLE MANNER TO KILL GERMS AND INSECTS AND TO PREVENT INFECTION."

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In addition, such label shall state:

(1) The specific methods of sanitizing, germicidal treatment or cleaning applied;

(2) The date on which the article was sanitized, treated or cleaned;

(3) The name, address and permit number of the person applying the sanitizing, treatment or cleaning; and

(4) Specifically which materials or articles have been sanitized, treated or cleaned.

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(L. 1999 H.B. 316, et al. § 15)

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