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2016 Statute


2-2903. Sale of agricultural liming materials; labeling, information required; false advertising prohibited; notice of adulteration; bulk deliveries. (a) Every package or container of agricultural liming materials sold, offered or exposed for sale in this state shall have affixed to each package in a conspicuous manner on the outside thereof, a plainly printed, stamped or otherwise marked label, tag or statement setting forth the following information: (1) The name and principal office address of the manufacturer or distributor;

(2) the brand or trade name of the material;

(3) the identification of the product as to type of agricultural liming material;

(4) the net weight of the agricultural liming material;

(5) the calcium carbonate equivalent as determined by methods and in such minimum amounts as prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary of agriculture; and

(6) the minimum percentage by weight passing through U.S. standard sieves, as prescribed by rules and regulations;

(7) the minimum percentage of weight of effective calcium carbonate equivalent (ECC), a function of calcium carbonate equivalent and fineness as prescribed by rules and regulations of the secretary of agriculture.

(b) In any case where a bulk sale of agricultural liming materials is made, the delivery slip identifying such sale shall contain the information required by subsection (a)(7).

(c) No information or statement shall appear on any package, label, delivery slip or advertising material which is false or misleading to the purchaser as to the quality, analysis, type or composition of the agricultural liming material.

(d) In the case of any material which has been adulterated subsequent to packaging, labeling or loading thereof but before delivery to the consumer, a plainly marked notice to that effect shall be affixed by the vendor to the package or delivery slip to identify the kind and degree of adulteration therein.

(e) At every site from which agricultural liming materials are delivered in bulk or orders for bulk deliveries are placed by consumers, there shall be conspicuously posted a statement setting forth the information required by subsection (a) of this section for each brand of material.

History: L. 1976, ch. 3, § 3; L. 2004, ch. 101, § 56; L. 2015, ch. 37, § 2; July 1.