The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
WATER POLLUTION CONTROL
DETERGENTS AND HOUSEHOLD CLEANSING PRODUCTS
As used in this
"Commercial establishment" means any premises used for the purpose of
carrying on or exercising any trade, business, profession, vocation, or
commercial or charitable activity, including but not limited to laundries,
hospitals, and food or restaurant establishments.
"Household cleansing product" means any product, including but not
limited to soaps and detergents used for domestic or commercial cleaning
purposes, including but not limited to, the cleansing of fabric, dishes, food
utensils and household and commercial premises. Household cleansing product
shall not mean:
(A) Food, drugs
and cosmetics, including personal care items such as toothpaste, shampoo and
labeled, advertised, marketed and distributed for use primarily as economic
poisons as defined in 6 V.S.A. § 911(5).
"Phosphorus" means elemental phosphorus.
quantity" means an incidental amount of phosphorus which is not part of
the household cleansing product formulation, is present only as a consequence
of manufacturing and does not exceed 0.5 percent of the content of the product
by weight, expressed as elemental phosphorus.
"Secretary" means the secretary of the agency of natural resources or
the secretary's duly authorized representative.
"Person" means any individual; partnership; company; corporation;
association; joint venture; trust; municipality; the state of Vermont or any
agency, department, or subdivision of the state; any federal agency; or any
other legal or commercial entity. (Added 1977, No. 39, § 1, eff. April 19,
1977; amended 1987, No. 76, § 18; 2003, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 31.)