(735 ILCS 5/2-2103)
(This Section was added by P.A. 89-7, which has been held unconstitutional)
Federal and State standards; presumption.
In a product
liability action, a product or product component shall be presumed to be
reasonably safe if the aspect of the product or product component that
allegedly caused the harm was specified or required, or if the aspect is
specifically exempted for particular applications or users, by a federal or
State statute or regulation promulgated by an agency of the federal or State
government responsible for the safety or use of the product before the product
was distributed into the stream of commerce.
(Source: P.A. 89-7, eff. 3-9-95