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§ 1126. Official Law Label Requirements.

4 CA ADC § 1126Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 4. Business Regulations
Division 3. Bureau of Household Goods and Services (Refs & Annos)
Article 2. Official Law Labels for Upholstered Furniture and Bedding and for Bulk Filling Material
4 CCR § 1126
§ 1126. Official Law Label Requirements.
(a) Attachment of Law Labels. Labels shall be securely fastened onto completed articles and bulk materials in a manner approved by the Bureau in such an area as to be openly and easily visible to view. Labels are not to be concealed or obstructed from view in any manner.
(b) Label Material. Law labels shall be constructed of material approved by the Bureau and shall not be easily torn or defaced.
(c) Color of Label and Color of Ink:
(1) A white law label printed in black ink shall be used for new materials.
(2) A red law label printed in black ink shall be used for materials which are in whole or in part secondhand (used).
(3) A green label printed in black ink shall be used for “Owner's Material.”
(d) Statements and Headings to be Shown on Law Labels:
(1) “UNDER PENALTY OF LAW THIS TAG NOT TO BE REMOVED EXCEPT BY THE CONSUMER” shall appear at the top of the label.
(2) Headings shall read “All New Material” when the material is wholly new; “Secondhand (Used) Material” when the material is in whole or in part secondhand.
(3) Description of filling material as provided in the applicable regulations.
(4) For owner's own materials the heading shall state: “THIS ARTICLE NOT FOR SALE”--“OWNER'S MATERIAL.”
(5) The registry number assigned or approved by the Bureau.
(6) “Certification is made by the manufacturer that the materials in this article are described in accordance with law.”
(7) For owner's own materials the certification portion of the label shall state: “CERTIFICATION IS MADE THAT THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS THE SAME MATERIAL IT DID WHEN RECEIVED FROM THE OWNER AND THAT ADDED MATERIALS ARE DESCRIBED IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW AND CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING.”
(8) For owner's own materials the name and address of the owner.
(9) The finished size of articles of bedding such as sleeping bags, mattresses, comforters, mattress pads, pads, box springs, pillows, and similar articles, showing the width and length expressed in inches. Decorator pillows need not show size.
(10) The net weight of filling materials in articles of bedding such as sleeping bags, mattresses, box springs, pads and similar items, stated in pounds and ounces.
(11) All bulk filling materials which meet the requirements of Bureau of Household Goods and Services Technical Bulletin No. 117-2013, dated January 2019 shall have imprinted on the law label immediately following the requirements as set forth in subsection (c) of this section the statement: “THIS PRODUCT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF BUREAU OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND SERVICES TECHNICAL BULLETIN NO. 117-2013.”
(12) In addition to the requirements set forth in subsection (11) of this section all invoices for products meeting the requirements of Bureau of Household Goods and Services Technical Bulletin No. 117-2013, dated January 2019 shall have stated on such invoices the identification of the product meeting the requirement and the statement that such identified products meet the requirements of Bureau of Household Goods and Services Technical Bulletin No. 117-2013.
(e) Size of Law Labels and Type of Printing:
(1) The minimum size of labels shall be 2 x 3 inches. Labels shall be larger when the required size of type and statements make it necessary.
(2) The minimum size of type shall be one-eighth inch in height, in capital letters.
(3) All printing shall be in English.
(f) Forms of Law Labels.
Type No. 1
For articles of upholstered furniture without loose cushions, also for decorator pillows, chair cushions, quilted bedspreads, headboards, hassocks, and similar items.
Type No. 2
For articles of furniture with loose cushions.
Type No. 3
For owner's own materials.
Type No. 4
For bulk filling materials such as batting and pads.
Type No. 5
For packaged filling materials ready for use by the ultimate customer.
Type No. 6
For articles of bedding, such as bed pillows, comforters, mattress pads and similar items.
Type No. 7
For sleeping bags, pads, mattresses, including a hybrid flotation sleep system containing a quilted fabric cover over a traditional water filled bladder, box springs and similar items.
Type No. 8
For bulk material such as batting and any filling material in loose or pre-fabricated form used or which can be used in articles of upholstered furniture.
Type No. 9
For bedding articles that contain whole or in part any secondhand (used) filling materials.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 19034 and 19081, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 19030, 19080, 19081, 19086, 19087, 19088, 19089.3, 19089.5, 19092 and 19093, Business and Professions Code.
History
1. Amendment of subsections (c)(2), (d)(2), (d)(4), (d)(7) and (d)(8), amendment of subsection (f) Law Label Types 3, 6 and 7 and new Law Label Type 9 filed 8-19-98; operative 8-19-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 34).
2. Amendment of subsections (d)(11) and (d)(12) filed 8-16-2000; operative 8-16-2000 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 2000, No. 33).
3. Amendment of section heading, new first paragraph and amendment of subsections (d)(11)-(12) and label Type No. 8 filed 11-21-2013; operative 1-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 47).
4. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (d)(11)-(12) and label type 8 and amending Note filed 3-19-2019 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2019, No. 12).
5. Change without regulatory effect repealing and removing version of section effective through 12-31-2014 and amending section heading and repealing first paragraph filed 11-2-2020 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2020, No. 45).
This database is current through 7/5/24 Register 2024, No. 27.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 4, § 1126, 4 CA ADC § 1126
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