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SECTION 393-A
Non fire rated wood paneling
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 393-a. Non fire rated wood paneling. It shall be unlawful for any
person, firm or corporation to sell or offer for sale non fire rated
wood paneling, unless it shall be clearly marked on the back of the
paneling and on the package in which the paneling is sold a conspicuous
notice that the paneling is not rated for fire purposes and is highly
flammable. For the purposes of this section non fire rated wood paneling
shall mean such paneling having a surface flamespread rating in excess
of two hundred determined by Underwriters Laboratory test No. 723 or
the American Society for Testing Materials test No. E-84 or testing by
any qualified laboratory or testing organization which meets the
criteria of American Society for Testing Materials test E548-76
conducted in conformity with generally accepted standards. A violation
of the provisions of this section shall be a class B misdemeanor.