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CHAPTER 40--S.F.No. 247
An act
relating to public health; protecting the health of children; prohibiting
bisphenol-A in products for young children; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

    Section 1. [325F.172] DEFINITIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Scope. For the purposes of sections 325F.172 to 325F.173, the
following terms have the meanings given them.
    Subd. 2. Child. "Child" means a person under three years of age.
    Subd. 3. Children's product. "Children's product" means an empty bottle or cup
to be filled with food or liquid that is designed or intended by a manufacturer to be used
by a child.
EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

    Sec. 2. [325F.173] BISPHENOL-A IN CERTAIN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS.
(a) By January 1, 2010, no manufacturer or wholesaler may sell or offer for sale in
this state a children's product that contains bisphenol-A.
(b) This section does not apply to sale of a used children's product.
(c) By January 1, 2011, no retailer may sell or offer for sale in this state a children's
product that contains bisphenol-A.
EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.
Presented to the governor May 5, 2009
Signed by the governor May 7, 2009, 4:39 p.m.

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