100.43(1)(d) (d) "Food" has the meaning given under s. 97.01 (6), and includes animal feeds.
100.43(1)(e) (e) "Hazardous substance" has the meaning given under s. 100.37 (1) (c).
100.43(1)(f) (f) "Household substance" means any substance customarily produced, distributed for sale, or sold to individuals for consumption or use in or about the household, or which is customarily kept or stored by individuals in or about the household, and which is a hazardous substance, a pesticide, a food, drug or cosmetic, or a substance intended for use as fuel when stored in a portable container and used in the heating, cooking, or refrigeration system of a house.
100.43(1)(g) (g) "Labeling" means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon any household substance or its package, or accompanying such substance.
100.43(1)(h) (h) "Package" means the immediate container or wrapping in which any household substance is contained for consumption, use or storage by individuals in or about the household and, for purposes of labeling conventional packaging under sub. (3), includes any outer container or wrapping used for retail display of any such substance to consumers. The term does not apply to shipping containers or wrappings used solely for the transportation of household substances in bulk or quantity to manufacturers, packers, or processors, or to wholesale or retail distributors thereof, or to containers or wrappings used by retailers to ship or deliver household substances to consumers, unless they are the only containers or wrappings used to ship or deliver the household substance to the consumer.
100.43(1)(i) (i) "Pesticide" has the meaning given under s. 94.67 (25).
100.43(1)(j) (j) "Special packaging" means packaging designed or constructed to make it significantly difficult for children under 5 years of age to open or obtain a toxic or harmful amount of the household substance contained therein within a reasonable time, but which may be readily opened by normal adults.
100.43(2) (2)Packaging standards. The department may by rule adopt special packaging standards that have been promulgated pursuant to the federal act.
100.43(3) (3)Conventional packaging exemptions.
100.43(3)(a)(a) The manufacturer or packer of a household substance subject to special packaging standards may, as necessary to make such substance available to elderly or handicapped persons unable to use such substances when packaged in compliance with such standards, package any household substances subject to such standards in conventional packaging of a single size which does not comply with such standard if:
100.43(3)(a)1. 1. The manufacturer or packer also supplies such substance in packages which comply with applicable standards; and
100.43(3)(a)2. 2. The packages bear conspicuous labeling stating: "This package for households without young children", or such other statement as may be prescribed under applicable standards.
100.43(3)(b) (b) If it is determined that a household substance packaged in noncomplying package is not also being supplied by the manufacturer or packer in popular size packages which comply with special packaging standards, the department may by special order require the manufacturer or packer of such substance to package it exclusively in special packaging complying with applicable standards.
100.43(3)(c) (c) A household substance, subject to special packaging standards, which is dispensed pursuant to a prescription of a physician, dentist, or other licensed medical practitioner may be sold in conventional or noncomplying packages when directed in such prescription or requested by the purchaser.
100.43(4) (4)Prohibited acts; enforcement.
100.43(4)(a)(a) No person may manufacture, distribute or sell any household substance which is not packaged in compliance with applicable special packaging standards under the federal act or rules of the department. No person may violate this section or any rule or order issued under this section.
100.43(4)(b) (b) The department may summarily ban the sale or distribution of any household substance which is sold or offered for sale in violation of this section or of any rules or order issued under this section. The department shall follow the procedure specified in s. 93.18 (3).
100.43(4)(c) (c) The department may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating this section, or any rule or order issued under this section.
100.43 History History: 1975 c. 117; 1977 c. 106 s. 15; 1977 c. 272; 1983 a. 189 s. 329 (20); 1985 a. 146 s. 8.
100.43 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 139, Wis. adm. code.
100.44 100.44 Identification and notice of replacement part manufacturer.
100.44(1)(1) Definitions. In this section:
100.44(1)(a) (a) "Motor vehicle" means any motor-driven vehicle required to be registered under ch. 341 or exempt from registration under s. 341.05 (2), including a demonstrator or executive vehicle not titled or titled by a manufacturer or a motor vehicle dealer. "Motor vehicle" does not mean a moped, semitrailer or trailer designed for use in combination with a truck or truck tractor.
100.44(1)(b) (b) "Replacement part" means a replacement for any of the nonmechanical sheet metal or plastic parts that generally constitute the exterior of a motor vehicle, including inner and outer panels.
100.44(2) (2)Identification on replacement part. A replacement part that is not made by or for a person who manufactures motor vehicles shall have the logo or name of the manufacturer of the replacement part affixed to or inscribed on the replacement part. The logo or name shall be placed on the replacement part so that to the extent practicable it is visible after installation.
100.44(3) (3)Sale of unlabeled replacement parts. On or after January 1, 1993, no person may sell in this state or deliver for sale in this state a replacement part that is not made by or for a person who manufactures motor vehicles unless the replacement part identifies its manufacturer as required under sub. (2).
100.44(4) (4)Penalty. Any person who violates sub. (3) may be required to forfeit not more than $500 for each violation. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense.
100.44(5) (5)Enforcement. For any violation of sub. (3), the department may, on behalf of the state, bring an action in any court of competent jurisdiction for the recovery of forfeitures authorized under sub. (4), for temporary or permanent injunctive relief and for any other appropriate relief. The court may make any order or judgment that is necessary to restore to any person any pecuniary loss suffered because of a violation of sub. (3) if proof of the loss is shown to the satisfaction of the court.
100.44 History History: 1991 a. 176.
100.45 100.45 Mobile air conditioners.
100.45(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
100.45(1)(a) (a) "Approved refrigerant recovery equipment" means equipment that the department or an independent standards testing organization approved by the department determines will minimize the release of ozone-depleting refrigerant when the equipment is used to transfer ozone-depleting refrigerant from mobile air conditioners into storage tanks.
100.45(1)(ad) (ad) "Approved refrigerant recycling equipment" means equipment that the department or an independent standards testing organization approved by the department determines will treat ozone-depleting refrigerant removed from a mobile air conditioner so that the ozone-depleting refrigerant meets the standard of purity for recycled refrigerant from mobile air conditioners established under sub. (5) (a) 1.
100.45(1)(ag) (ag) "Distributor" has the meaning given in s. 218.0101 (6).
100.45(1)(ar) (ar) "Manufacturer" has the meaning given in s. 218.0101 (20), except that, if more than one person satisfies the definition in s. 218.0101 (20) with respect to a motor vehicle, "manufacturer" means the person who installs the mobile air conditioner that is in the motor vehicle when the motor vehicle is distributed for sale in this state.
100.45(1)(b) (b) "Mobile air conditioner" means mechanical vapor compression refrigeration equipment used to cool the driver or passenger compartment of a motor vehicle.
100.45(1)(c) (c) "Motor vehicle" has the meaning given in s. 340.01 (35).
100.45(1)(d) (d) "Ozone-depleting refrigerant" means a substance used in refrigeration that is or contains a class I substance, as defined in 42 USC 7671 (3) or a class II substance, as defined in 42 USC 7671 (4).
100.45(1)(dm) (dm) "State agency" means any office, department, agency, institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law which is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and the Fox River Navigational System Authority.
100.45(1)(e) (e) "Trailer refrigeration equipment" means mechanical vapor compression refrigeration equipment used to cool a trailer designed for carrying property wholly on its own structure and for being drawn by a motor vehicle.
100.45(2) (2)Distribution of mobile air conditioners.
100.45(2)(a)(a) A manufacturer or distributor may not distribute for sale in this state a mobile air conditioner that contains ozone-depleting refrigerant and that is original equipment in a new motor vehicle.
100.45(2)(b) (b) The department may waive the application of par. (a) to a manufacturer or distributor for a period of one year if any of the following applies:
100.45(2)(b)1. 1. All substitutes for ozone-depleting refrigerant are toxic and their use is not safe for consumers, industry or the environment.
100.45(2)(b)2. 2. Substitutes for ozone-depleting refrigerant are not available in sufficient quantities for the manufacturer or distributor to comply with par. (a).
100.45(2)(b)3. 3. An acceptable mobile air conditioner cannot be manufactured in sufficient quantities for the manufacturer to comply with par. (a) and the progress made by the manufacturer or distributor toward complying with par. (a) is comparable with the progress made by other manufacturers and distributors toward complying with par. (a).
100.45(3) (3)Sale of refrigerant.
100.45(3)(a)(a) After December 31, 1990, no person may sell or offer to sell any ozone-depleting refrigerant in a container holding less than 15 pounds of ozone-depleting refrigerant.
100.45(3)(b) (b) No person may sell or offer to sell new or reclaimed ozone-depleting refrigerant for use in a mobile air conditioner or in trailer refrigeration equipment except to one of the following:
100.45(3)(b)1. 1. A person who intends to resell the ozone-depleting refrigerant.
100.45(3)(b)2. 2. A person who is properly trained and certified as specified by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7671h.
100.45(3)(c) (c) No person may offer to sell, sell or otherwise transfer possession of ozone-depleting refrigerant that was removed from a mobile air conditioner but has not been reclaimed unless all of the following apply:
100.45(3)(c)1. 1. The person or another person uses approved refrigerant recovery equipment to remove the ozone-depleting refrigerant from mobile air conditioners.
100.45(3)(c)2. 2. The person provides to the department upon request the identity of each person to whom it sells or otherwise transfers possession of the recovered ozone-depleting refrigerant.
100.45(3)(c)3. 3. The person informs each person to whom it sells or otherwise transfers possession of the ozone-depleting refrigerant that the ozone-depleting refrigerant has not been reclaimed and, if the ozone-depleting refrigerant has not been recycled, that the ozone-depleting refrigerant has not been recycled.
100.45(3)(c)4. 4. All of the recovered ozone-depleting refrigerant is conveyed in a safe and timely manner to a refrigerant reclamation facility that is recognized by the department or to a person who is properly trained and certified as specified by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7671h.
100.45(4) (4)Servicing. No person, including a state agency, may perform motor vehicle repair that releases or may release ozone-depleting refrigerant from a mobile air conditioner or trailer refrigeration equipment or may install or service a mobile air conditioner or trailer refrigeration equipment that contains ozone-depleting refrigerant unless all of the following apply:
100.45(4)(a) (a) The person does not use ozone-depleting refrigerant for cleaning purposes including to clean the interior or exterior surfaces of mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment.
100.45(4)(b) (b) Whenever the person removes ozone-depleting refrigerant from a mobile air conditioner or trailer refrigeration equipment the person pumps the ozone-depleting refrigerant into storage tanks.
100.45(4)(c) (c) The person or another person does one of the following with any used ozone-depleting refrigerant:
100.45(4)(c)1. 1. Recycles the used ozone-depleting refrigerant using approved refrigerant recycling equipment at the establishment where the ozone-depleting refrigerant is removed or at another location and either reuses the recycled ozone-depleting refrigerant in servicing a mobile air conditioner or trailer refrigeration equipment or sells or otherwise transfers possession of the recycled ozone-depleting refrigerant for conveyance to a refrigerant reclamation facility that is recognized by the department.
100.45(4)(c)2. 2. Removes the used ozone-depleting refrigerant using approved refrigerant recovery equipment and sells or otherwise transfers possession of the recovered ozone-depleting refrigerant in compliance with sub. (3) (c).
100.45(4)(d) (d) The individuals who use the equipment under par. (c) have been properly trained and certified as specified by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7671h.
100.45(4)(e) (e) The person does not knowingly or negligently release ozone-depleting refrigerant to the environment, except for minimal releases that occur during efforts to recover or recycle ozone-depleting refrigerant removed from mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment.
100.45(4)(f) (f) The person inspects and, if necessary, repairs mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment that leaks or is suspected of leaking before putting additional ozone-depleting refrigerant into those mobile air conditioners or trailer refrigeration equipment.
100.45(4)(h) (h) The person has been properly trained and certified as specified by the federal environmental protection agency under 42 USC 7671h.
100.45(5) (5)Department duties. The department shall do all of the following:
100.45(5)(a) (a) Promulgate rules for the administration of this section including establishing all of the following:
100.45(5)(a)1. 1. A standard of purity for recycled refrigerant from mobile air conditioners that is based on recognized national industry standards.
100.45(5)(a)3. 3. Fees to cover the costs of administering this section.
100.45(5)(b) (b) Identify approved refrigerant recycling equipment and approved refrigerant recovery equipment or approve independent testing organizations that may identify approved refrigerant recycling equipment and approved refrigerant recovery equipment.
100.45(5e) (5e)Department powers.
100.45(5e)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), the department may promulgate rules providing that any portion of sub. (3) or (4) applies with respect to a substance used as a substitute for an ozone-depleting refrigerant.
100.45(5e)(b) (b) The department may not promulgate rules prohibiting the sale or offering for sale of any substance used as a substitute for an ozone-depleting refrigerant in a container holding less than 15 pounds of the substance or regulating an individual's noncommercial use of such a substance that is sold in such a container.
100.45(6) (6)Penalties.
100.45(6)(a)(a) Any person who violates sub. (2) shall be required to forfeit $1,000. Each motor vehicle distributed in violation of sub. (2) constitutes a violation.
100.45(6)(b) (b) Any person who violates sub. (3) shall be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $1,000. Each sale in violation of sub. (3) constitutes a violation.
100.45(6)(c) (c) Any person who violates sub. (4) shall be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $1,000. Each repair, installation or servicing in violation of sub. (4) constitutes a violation.
100.45 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. ATCP 136, Wis. adm. code.
100.46 100.46 Energy consuming products.
100.46(1) (1) Energy conservation standards. The department may by rule adopt energy conservation standards for products that have been established in or promulgated under 42 USC 6291 to 6309.
100.46(2) (2)Prohibited acts; enforcement. No person may sell at retail, install or cause to be installed any product that is not in compliance with rules promulgated under sub. (1). In addition to other penalties and enforcement procedures, the department may apply to a court for a temporary or permanent injunction restraining any person from violating a rule adopted under sub. (1).
100.46 History History: 1993 a. 414.
100.46 Note NOTE: 1993 Wis. Act 414, which creates this section, contains extensive explanatory notes.
100.47 100.47 Sales of farm equipment.
100.47(1) (1) Definition. In this section, "farm equipment" means a tractor or other machinery used in the business of farming.
100.47(2) (2)Safety equipment required. No person in the business of selling farm equipment may sell farm equipment unless, at the time of sale, the farm equipment is equipped with all of the following:
100.47(2)(a) (a) A power takeoff master shield, if a tractor.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Sept. 3, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Sept. 3, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 9-3-14)