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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119406]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 15. MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS [118375 - 119406]

  ( Part 15 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 1. Articles of Common Use [118375 - 118490]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 2. Infected Packing Material [118400 - 118415]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

118400.
  

For the purpose of this article the term “filthy, contaminated, or unsanitary packing material” includes any or all of the following:

(a)  Packing material that has been exposed to contagious or infectious disease.

(b)  Material that is contaminated with vermin.

(c)  Material that is generally filthy.

(d)  Filthy or used wood excelsior.

(e)  Excelsior made from filthy or used paper.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

118405.
  

Unsanitary packing material shall not be used until it has been cleaned and disinfected to the satisfaction of the Department of Food and Agriculture, the department, or the agents of either or both, or by a county health officer.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

118410.
  

The person having the material cleaned and disinfected shall pay the costs of the inspection.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

118415.
  

Every person who knowingly packs any goods intended for delivery to other parties or for transportation by common carriers with unsanitary packing material is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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