325F.20 SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE MANUFACTURE, LABELING, AND
INSTALLATION OF INSULATION.
Subdivision 1. Rulemaking.
The commissioner shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 14
regarding quality, information, and product safety specifications for the manufacture, labeling,
installation, and thermographing of insulation. The specifications and any amendments to them
shall conform as far as is practical to federal standards or other standards generally accepted
and in use throughout the United States. The standards, with modifications as may be deemed
necessary, may be adopted by reference. The specifications adopted and any amendments shall be
based on the application of scientific principles, approved tests, and professional judgment.
Subd. 2. Additional insulation prohibition.
In addition to the specifications promulgated
pursuant to subdivision 1, no insulation presenting a clear and present danger by the nature of its
composition at the time of installation shall be used or offered for sale in Minnesota.
Subd. 3. Required information to consumers.
The manufacturer's written instructions
describing the proper methods of application of the insulation and required or recommended
safety measures shall be provided to each intermediate and ultimate consumer of all insulation
sold for use in Minnesota within ten days of when the insulation is sold.
History: 1978 c 786 s 5; 1981 c 356 s 203; 1982 c 424 s 130; 1984 c 640 s 32; 1984 c 654
art 2 s 122; 1996 c 305 art 2 s 58