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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.