(1) All ionization smoke alarms sold in this state that are solely battery-operated shall be packaged with a 10-year battery.
(2) All ionization smoke alarms sold in this state shall include a “hush” mechanism that allows a person to temporarily disengage the alarm for a period of not more than 15 minutes.
(3) The provisions of this section do not apply to:
(a) Smoke alarms specifically designed for persons who are hard of hearing;
(b) Smoke alarms sold in this state for shipment out of state; or
(c) Smoke alarms sold for installation in recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, railroad equipment, aircraft, marine vessels or manufactured dwellings.
(4) The sale of a recreational vehicle, commercial vehicle, railroad equipment, aircraft, marine vessel or new manufactured dwelling containing a smoke alarm does not constitute sale of a smoke alarm. [1997 c.647 §2,3; 1999 c.307 §12; 2007 c.70 §274]Section: Previous 479.265 479.270 479.275 479.280 479.285 479.290 479.295 479.297 479.300 479.410 479.420 479.430 479.440 479.450 479.510 Next
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