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The DC Code: § 7-1754 Manufacturer's certification.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) Each manufacturer shall submit written certification to the Mayor attesting that its cigarettes have been tested in accordance with this subchapter and meet the performance standard required under § 7-1753.
2
The submission shall include a description of each cigarette being certified, including the:
A
Brand;
B
Style;
C
Length in millimeters;
D
Circumference in millimeters;
E
Flavor, if applicable;
F
Filter or non-filter;
G
Package description, such as a soft pack or box; and
H
Mark required pursuant to subsection (b) of this section.
3
Each cigarette certified under this subsection shall be recertified every 3 years.
b
(1) Packaging for certified fire-standard-compliant cigarettes shall be marked in 8-point type or larger to indicate that the cigarettes have been tested using the test method and meet the performance standard required by this subchapter.
2
The manufacturer shall use only one mark and the mark used shall consist of:
A
The letters "FSC," which signify that the cigarette is fire-standard-compliant; or
B
Any mark approved for sale in New York or another state that has enacted fire-standard-compliance standards for cigarettes that include the test method and performance standard specified in § 7-1753.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction in subsec. (b)(2)(A). Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-157, see notes following § 7-1751. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 7-161. DC CODE § 7-1754 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 13, 2008, D.C. Law 17-157, § 5, 55 DCR 3703; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 235, 56 DCR 1117.)