§1382. Prohibitions

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Published: 2015

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Title

10

:
Conservation and Development






Chapter

047

:
WATER POLLUTION CONTROL






Subchapter

005
:
DETERGENTS AND HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCTS










 

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1382. Prohibitions

(a) No household

cleansing products containing a phosphorus compound in concentrations in excess

of a trace quantity may be distributed, sold, offered for sale at retail or

wholesale, exposed for sale at retail or wholesale, or used in a commercial

establishment in this state, except as set forth in subsections (b) and (c) of

this section.

(b) No household

cleansing product used in a dishwasher in a commercial establishment, used to

cleanse food and beverage processing equipment, including dishes, pots, pans

and utensils, used to cleanse medical or surgical equipment, or used to cleanse

dairy equipment may be distributed, sold, offered for sale at retail or

wholesale, exposed for sale at retail or wholesale, or used in a commercial establishment

if it contains a phosphorus compound in concentrations in excess of 8.7 percent

by weight expressed as elemental phosphorus.

(c) As of July

1, 2010, no household cleansing product used in a residential dishwasher may be

distributed, sold, offered for sale at retail or wholesale, or exposed for sale

at retail or wholesale if it contains a phosphorus compound in concentrations

in excess of a trace quantity, except for product inventory purchased by

retailers prior to July 1, 2010.

(d) The

provisions of this section shall not be construed to limit the phosphorus

content of household cleansing products used in agricultural production and for

cleansing equipment used in processing of agricultural products.

(e) The

provisions of this section shall not be construed to limit the phosphorus

content of household cleaning products approved by the commissioner of health

for use in lead hazard management projects. (Added 1977, No. 39, § 1, eff.

April 19, 1977; amended 1993, No. 229 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2007, No. 28, § 1.)
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