(a) Manufacturer's inspection and tests. Manufacturers of listed and labeled Interior Finishes shall maintain quality control
of the materials used, manufacturing methods and the finished product so as to meet
the applicable requirements, and shall make sufficient inspections and tests of representative
samples and components produced to maintain the quality of the finished product. Records of tests conducted by the manufacturer and records of materials, including
affidavits by suppliers that applicable requirements are met, entering into manufacture
shall be made available to the recognized laboratory inspector or the Coast Guard
marine inspector, or both, for review upon request.
(b) Laboratory inspection and tests. Such examinations, inspections and tests as are required by the recognized laboratory
for listed and labeled material produced will be conducted by the laboratory inspector
at the place of manufacture or other location at the option of the laboratory.
(c) Test facilities. The laboratory inspector, or the Coast Guard marine inspector assigned by the Commander
of the District in which the factory is located, or both, shall be admitted to any
place in the factory where work is being done on listed and labeled products, and
either or both inspectors may take samples of parts or materials entering into construction
of final assemblies, for further examinations, inspections, or tests. The manufacturer shall provide a suitable place and the apparatus necessary for
the performance of the tests which are done at the place of manufacture.
(d) Additional tests, etc. Unannounced examinations, tests, and inspections of samples obtained either directly
from the manufacturer or through commercial channels may be made to determine the
suitability of a product for listing and labeling, or to determine conformance of
a labeled product to the applicable requirements. These may be conducted by the recognized laboratory or the U.S. Coast Guard.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.