135.39B EARLY CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATIONS -- CONTENT. 1. Beginning January 1, 2006, early childhood immunizations administered in this state shall not contain more than trace amounts of mercury. 2. For the purposes of this section: a. "Early childhood immunizations" means immunizations administered to children under eight years of age, unless otherwise provided in this section. b. "Trace amounts" means trace amounts as defined by the United States food and drug administration. 3. The prohibition under this section shall not apply to early childhood immunizations for influenza or in times of emergency or epidemic as determined by the director of public health. If an emergency or epidemic is determined to exist by the director of public health under this subsection, the director of public health shall notify the state board of health, the governor, and the legislative council, and shall notify the public upon request.

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         2004 Acts, ch 1159, §1

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