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Statutes > California > Prc > 15020-15024

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 15020-15024



15020.  No person shall sell any dry cell battery manufactured on
and after January 1, 1994, for household use in which the mercury
content, by weight, exceeds the following limits:
   (a) In an alkaline battery, 0.025 percent.
   (b) In a carbon-zinc battery, 0.0 percent intentionally introduced
mercury, as distinguished from mercury which may be incidentally
present in other materials.


15021.  On and after January 1, 1994, no person shall manufacture or
sell any mercuric oxide button cell battery of any type or for any
use.


15022.  No person shall sell any alkaline manganese battery
manufactured on or after January 1, 1996, if the battery contains any
intentionally introduced mercury, as distinguished from mercury
which may be incidentally present in other materials. However, the
mercury content in alkaline manganese button cell batteries shall not
exceed 25 milligrams of mercury per button cell.



15023.  No person shall sell any zinc-carbon battery manufactured on
or after January 1, 1994, if the battery contains any intentionally
introduced mercury, as distinguished from mercury which may be
incidentally present in other materials.




15024.  Any violation of this chapter is a misdemeanor.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 15020-15024

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 15020-15024



15020.  No person shall sell any dry cell battery manufactured on
and after January 1, 1994, for household use in which the mercury
content, by weight, exceeds the following limits:
   (a) In an alkaline battery, 0.025 percent.
   (b) In a carbon-zinc battery, 0.0 percent intentionally introduced
mercury, as distinguished from mercury which may be incidentally
present in other materials.


15021.  On and after January 1, 1994, no person shall manufacture or
sell any mercuric oxide button cell battery of any type or for any
use.


15022.  No person shall sell any alkaline manganese battery
manufactured on or after January 1, 1996, if the battery contains any
intentionally introduced mercury, as distinguished from mercury
which may be incidentally present in other materials. However, the
mercury content in alkaline manganese button cell batteries shall not
exceed 25 milligrams of mercury per button cell.



15023.  No person shall sell any zinc-carbon battery manufactured on
or after January 1, 1994, if the battery contains any intentionally
introduced mercury, as distinguished from mercury which may be
incidentally present in other materials.




15024.  Any violation of this chapter is a misdemeanor.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 15020-15024

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 15020-15024



15020.  No person shall sell any dry cell battery manufactured on
and after January 1, 1994, for household use in which the mercury
content, by weight, exceeds the following limits:
   (a) In an alkaline battery, 0.025 percent.
   (b) In a carbon-zinc battery, 0.0 percent intentionally introduced
mercury, as distinguished from mercury which may be incidentally
present in other materials.


15021.  On and after January 1, 1994, no person shall manufacture or
sell any mercuric oxide button cell battery of any type or for any
use.


15022.  No person shall sell any alkaline manganese battery
manufactured on or after January 1, 1996, if the battery contains any
intentionally introduced mercury, as distinguished from mercury
which may be incidentally present in other materials. However, the
mercury content in alkaline manganese button cell batteries shall not
exceed 25 milligrams of mercury per button cell.



15023.  No person shall sell any zinc-carbon battery manufactured on
or after January 1, 1994, if the battery contains any intentionally
introduced mercury, as distinguished from mercury which may be
incidentally present in other materials.




15024.  Any violation of this chapter is a misdemeanor.


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