2014 New York Laws
GBS - General Business
490-B - Manufacturers' requirements to include product safety owner's cards.

NY Gen Bus L § 490-B (2014) What's This?

490-b. Manufacturers' requirements to include product safety owner's cards. 1. Manufacturers of durable juvenile products distributed, sold or made available in New York state shall include a product safety owner's card with all sales to initial consumers of durable juvenile products. The manufacturer shall not use or disseminate to any other party the information collected by the manufacturer for any purpose other than notification to the consumer concerned in the event of a product recall or safety alert regarding the product concerned. Within the product safety owner's card, such manufacturers shall request initial consumer information as prescribed by the United States consumer product safety commission, pursuant to subsection (d) of section 104 of the United States Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-314 and the United States consumer product safety commission rules promulgated in accordance with such act, to effectuate the notification required by this article. The product safety owner's card shall include a statement indicating that the information shall not be used for any purpose other than to facilitate a recall of or safety alert regarding that product.

2. Such manufacturer shall retain for a period of no less than six years any initial consumer contact information obtained. This information shall not be sold, posted, transferred or used for any other purpose other than to communicate information relating to a recall, warning or defect directly associated with the product.

3. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to compel a consumer to complete and return such product safety owner's card.

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