Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
9/27/2022

Part II. General Regulations

8VAC20-530-20. Toxic materials.

An art material shall be considered toxic if such material contains an ingredient which is a toxic substance, to include human carcinogen and potential human carcinogen causing chronic illness if the ingredient, whether an intentional ingredient or an impurity, is 1.0% or more by weight of the art material.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 § 2.1, eff. July 1, 1988.

8VAC20-530-30. Labeling standards.

A. If an art material complies with labeling standard ASTM D-4236 and its revision, if any, of the American Society for Testing and Materials, the material shall be deemed to comply with provisions of this criteria.

B. All art materials used in the public schools which meet the criteria as toxic shall be so labeled.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 §§ 2.2 and 2.3, eff. July 1, 1988.

8VAC20-530-40. Elementary grades.

Use of art materials evaluated under ASTM D-4236 to be toxic shall be prohibited in the elementary grades.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 § 2.4, eff. July 1, 1988.

8VAC20-530-50. Incorporation by reference.

The ASTM 4236 standard is incorporated by reference in this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 § 2.5, eff. July 1, 1988.

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