PA 07-223—sHB 6567
Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FOR ANTIQUES
SUMMARY: The law prohibits anyone from selling or distributing for promotional purposes certain products that contain mercury or a mercury compound, and requires sellers and distributors to label other such products. The act exempts such products if an antiques dealer certifies in writing that, to the best of his knowledge, the products were made before January 1, 2004. It requires product owners to retain the written certification. For the purposes of the act, an antiques dealer is a person whose primary business is buying or selling items that are at least 25 years old.
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2007
OLR Tracking: PF: GC: JL: dw