(430 ILCS 35/16) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 266)
    Sec. 16. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor; however, no person shall be subject to the penalties provided in this Section for having violated Section 12 (1) if (1) he establishes a guarantee or undertaking signed by and containing the name and address of the person residing in the State of Illinois from whom he received the hazardous substance in good faith, to the effect that the hazardous substance is not a misbranded hazardous substance or a banned hazardous substance within the meaning of, alternatively, this Act or the Federal Hazardous Substances Act, designating such Act; or (2) the hazardous substance is intended for export to any foreign country, is in a package branded in accordance with the specifications of the foreign purchaser, is labeled in accordance with the laws of the foreign country, is labeled on the outside of the shipping package to show that it is intended for export, and is so exported. The State's Attorney of the county in which the violation occurred, or the Attorney General shall bring such actions in the name of the people of the State of Illinois, or may, in addition to other remedies provided in this Act, bring action for an injunction as provided in the Act.
(Source: P.A. 78-255.)