Title 9: Commerce and Trade
Chapter 79: UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE AND BEDDING
9 V.S.A. § 2942. Tagging of bedding and furniture
§ 2942. Tagging of bedding and furniture
A person shall not manufacture for purposes of sale, sell or offer or expose for sale, or have in possession with intent to sell any article of bedding or article of upholstered furniture unless there is plainly marked upon each such article or upon a tag sewed thereon, or otherwise securely attached thereto, a statement in the English language, containing no misleading terms or descriptions of the kind of material used for filling in the manufacture of such article, the name of the manufacturer or vendor, and a statement that such article contains all new material, and unless, if any such article is enclosed in a bale, box, crate or other receptacle, there shall be plainly marked upon such receptacle, or upon a tag securely attached thereto, a statement that the contents of the package are marked as herein required. Possession of any article of bedding or article of upholstered furniture not marked as provided herein, by any person engaged in the business of manufacturing, selling
or offering for sale any such article, shall be prima facie evidence that such article is being manufactured or is offered or exposed for sale in violation of the provisions of this section. The tag required by this section shall be at least three inches by four inches in dimensions and made of cloth or with a cloth back, or, in the case of articles of upholstered furniture, of paper or cloth, and shall be permanently pasted or attached to each such article.