§1381. Definitions

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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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1381. Definitions

As used in this

subchapter:

(1)

"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.

(2)

"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

hand soap;

(B) Products

labeled, advertised, marketed and distributed for use primarily as economic

poisons as defined in 6 V.S.A. § 911(5).

(3)

"Phosphorus" means elemental phosphorus.

(4) "Trace

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.

(5)

"Secretary" means the secretary of the agency of natural resources or

the secretary's duly authorized representative.

(6)

"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.)
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