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Manufacturer violations.

(1) A manufacturer is in violation of this chapter when there is a:
(a) Registration violation;
(b) Labeling violation; or
(c) Plan violation.
Manufacturer registration violations:
(2) A manufacturer is in "registration violation" of this chapter if any of the following occurs:
(a) The manufacturer does not submit an updated registration form within fourteen days of changes in the registration information.
(b) A manufacturer offers for sale or sells its brand of CEPs in or into Washington state and:
(i) The manufacturer's brand is not listed as in "in compliance" or "pending" status on the "manufacturer registration list"; or
(ii) The manufacturer's brand name is not listed as part of the manufacturer's registration.
(c) A retailer offers for sale or sells a manufacturer's brand of CEP in or into Washington state and on the date the products were ordered from the manufacturer or their agent:
(i) The manufacturer's brand was not listed as in "in compliance" or "pending" status on the "manufacturer registration list";
(ii) The brand name of the CEP was not listed as in "in compliance" or "pending" status on the "manufacturer registration list."
(3) A manufacturer may notify retailers, in writing, if the manufacturer's brand of CEPs cannot be offered for sale or sold in or into Washington state. The manufacturer must provide ecology a copy of this notice to avoid a registration violation.
(4) Each unregistered CEP unit offered for sale or sold is a separate violation by the manufacturer.
Manufacturer labeling violation:
(5) A manufacturer is in "labeling violation" of this chapter if any of the following occurs:
(a) The manufacturer offers for sale or sells a manufacturer's electronic product in or into Washington state that does not have a permanently affixed or readily visible label with the manufacturer's brand name.
(b) A retailer offers for sale or sells the manufacturer's electronic product in or into Washington state that the manufacturer has not labeled with the manufacturer's brand name.
(6) Each of the manufacturer's unlabeled units offered for sale or sold is a separate violation by the manufacturer.
Manufacturer plan violation:
(7) Starting February 1, 2008, a manufacturer is in "plan violation" of this chapter if any of the following occurs, the manufacturer:
(a) Has not met the manufacturer's financial obligations to its plan; or
(b) Is not participating in a plan or complying with the manufacturer's responsibilities as described in their ecology approved plan; or
(c) Is participating in a plan that is not fully implemented and the authority or authorized party has not taken action approved by ecology to correct violations.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.95N.230. WSR 16-06-107 (Order 15-03), § 173-900-255, filed 3/1/16, effective 4/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.95N, 70.105, and 70.105D RCW. WSR 07-21-013 (Order 07-05), § 173-900-255, filed 10/5/07, effective 11/5/07.]
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