Section: Certification of compliance
8. No later than January 1, 1993, a written certification of compliance stating that a package or packaging component is in compliance with the requirements of this act shall be furnished by the package manufacturer to the product manufacturer or distributor of the product packaged in that specified package or packaging component, which certification shall be signed by an authorized representative of the package manufacturer.
a. The product manufacturer or distributor shall retain the certification of compliance for as long as the package or packaging component is in use. A copy of the certification of compliance shall be kept on file by the package manufacturer. Copies of each certification of compliance shall be furnished to the department upon its request and to members of the public in accordance with the provisions of section 14 of this act.
b. In the event that the package manufacturer reformulates or creates a new package or packaging component, a new or amended certification of compliance shall be furnished by the package manufacturer to the product manufacturer or distributor for the reformulated or new package or packaging component.
c. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any package or packaging component for which a declaration of exemption is kept on file pursuant to subsection b. of section 5 of this act.
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