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§ 1247. Terms and Definitions.

4 CA ADC § 1247Barclays 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 8. Miscellaneous Vegetable Fiber Regulations
4 CCR § 1247
§ 1247. Terms and Definitions.
The following terms shall be stated on the law label when applicable in addition to other labeling nomenclature required by these regulations for defining the chemical composition of natural fibers.
(a) “Buckwheat hulls” shall mean the outer shell covering of the buckwheat seed (fagopyrum).
(b) “Cellulose Fiber” shall mean wood or other vegetable growth reduced to a fibrous state.
(c) “Coco Fiber or Coir Fiber” shall mean the stiff elastic fiber obtained from the outer husk of the coconut.
(d) “Corrugated Fiber Board” shall mean the thick coarse paper, corrugated to give it elasticity.
(e) “Excelsior” shall mean shredded threadlike wood fibers, but shall not include waste products such as shavings, sawdust, or similar waste.
(f) “Flax Fiber” shall mean the fiber derived from the plant of the genus Lignum Usitatissimum raised primarily for fiber.
(g) “Jute Fiber” shall mean the fiber derived from several species of the Corchorus plant.
(h) “Kapok” shall mean the mass of fibers investing the seed of the kapok tree (Ceiba Pentandra).
(i) “Milkweed Fiber” shall mean the surface fiber from the inside of the seed pods of milkweed plants (Asclepias).
(j) “Moss” shall mean the processed fibers of epephytic plants forming pendant tufts from trees.
(k) “Palm Fiber” shall mean the fibrous material obtained from the leaf of a palm, palmetto, or palmyra tree.
(l) “Sisal Fiber” shall mean the leaf fiber derived from the Agave Sisalana and similar species of Agaves.
(m) “Tula Fiber” shall mean the fiber derived from the Tula Istle and similar species of Agaves.


Note: Authority cited: Section 19034 and 19089, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 19080, 19081, 19088, 19089 and 19150, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 5-10-74; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 19).
2. New Note filed 12-10-81 as procedural and organizational; effective upon filing (Register 81, No. 50).
3. Amendment filed 8-19-98; operative 8-19-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 34).
This database is current through 6/28/24 Register 2024, No. 26.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 4, § 1247, 4 CA ADC § 1247
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