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SECTION 399-CCC
Smoke detecting devices
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 399-ccc. Smoke detecting devices. 1. It shall be unlawful for any
person or entity to distribute, sell, offer for sale, or import any
solely battery operated smoke detecting alarm device powered by a
replaceable, removable battery. All solely battery operated smoke
detecting alarm devices that are distributed, sold, offered for sale, or
imported, shall employ a non-removable, non-replaceable battery that
powers the device for a minimum of ten years.

2. All product packaging containing a solely battery operated smoke
detecting alarm device shall include the following information:

(a) the manufacturer's name or registered trademark and the model
number of the smoke detecting alarm device; and

(b) that such alarm device is designed to have a minimum battery life
of ten years.

3. The provisions of this section shall not apply to solely battery
operated smoke detecting alarm devices powered by a replaceable,
removable battery that have been ordered by, or are in the inventory of,
owners, managing agents, contractors, wholesalers or retailers on or
before the effective date of this section. The provisions of this
section shall not apply to smoke detecting alarm devices that receive
their power from the electrical system of the building, fire alarm
systems with smoke detectors, fire alarm devices that connect to a
panel, devices that use a low-power radio frequency wireless
communication signal, or such other devices as the state fire
administrator shall designate through its regulatory process.