Table of Contents

Section 1 — Definitions

1.1 “Adulterated candy” defined

1.2 “Adulterated product” defined

1.3 “Approved” defined

1.4 “Candy” defined

1.5 “Children” defined

1.6 “Concentration” defined

1.7 “Distribution stream” defined

1.8 “Elevated blood lead level (EBL)” defined

1.9 “Enforcement” defined

1.10 “Food” defined

1.11 “Food and Drug Administration (FDA)” defined

1.12 “Graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (GFAAS)” defined

1.13 “Health Authority” defined

1.14 “Health hazard” defined

1.15 “Health-Permitted facilities” defined

1.16 “Hold Order” defined

1.17 “Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)” defined

1.18 “Lead” defined

1.19 “Limit of Quantification (LOQ)” defined

1.20 “Nevada State Health Division” defined

1.21 “Nuisance” defined

1.22 “Operator” defined

1.23 “Person” defined

1.24 “Product” defined

1.25 “Recall” defined

1.26 “Responsible person” defined

1.27 “Wrapper” defined

Section 2 — Sampling for Foods Potentially Adulterated with Lead

2.1 Sampling for potential lead adulteration

2.2 Food removal pending sample results

2.3 Sample results

Section 3 — Removal of Food Adulterated with Lead from Distribution and Sale

3.1 Hold Order Continuance

3.2 Issuance of Notice of Violation

3.3 Responsibility of Retail Operator

3.4 Responsibility of Manufacturing and/or Distribution Facility Operator

3.5 Voluntary Destruction of Product

3.6 Court Ordered Destruction of Product

Section 4 — Public Notifications for Food Adulterated with Lead and Requested Testing of Food Product

4.1 Public and other notifications required

4.2 Requested testing of products under Hold Order

4.3 Results of additional product testing

4.4 Public posting of notices

Section 5 — Notices of Violation and Enforcement

5.1 Delivery of the NOV

5.2 Failure to comply

Section 6 — Miscellaneous

6.1 Severability clause

6.2 Effective date

Appendices

Appendix A: NRS Chapter 585—Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics: Adulteration; Labels; Brands

Appendix B: NRS Chapter 446—Food Establishment

Contact Information

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Updated on: October 11, 2018