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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42350



42350.  (a) For the purposes of this section, "degradable" means all
of the following:
   (1) Biodegradation, photodegradation, chemodegradation, or
degradation by other natural degrading processes, as defined by the
American Society of Testing Materials.
   (2) Degradation at a rate that meets the requirements of Part 238
(commencing with Section 238.10) of Subchapter H of Chapter I of
Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
   (3) Degradation that, as attested by the manufacturer of the
device, will not produce or result in a residue or byproduct that,
during or after the process of degrading, would be a hazardous or
extremely hazardous waste identified pursuant to Chapter 6.5
(commencing with Section 25100) of Division 20 of the Health and
Safety Code.
   (b) Except as provided in subdivision (c), no container shall be
sold or offered for sale at retail in this state that is connected to
any other container by means of a plastic ring or similar plastic
device that is not degradable when disposed of as litter.
   (c) This section does not apply to devices that do not contain an
enclosed hole or circle of more than one and one-half inches in
diameter or that do not contain a hole.
   (d) Any person who sells at wholesale or distributes to a retailer
for sale at retail in this state containers that are connected to
each other in violation of subdivision (b) is guilty of an infraction
and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars
($1,000).

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 42350

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42350



42350.  (a) For the purposes of this section, "degradable" means all
of the following:
   (1) Biodegradation, photodegradation, chemodegradation, or
degradation by other natural degrading processes, as defined by the
American Society of Testing Materials.
   (2) Degradation at a rate that meets the requirements of Part 238
(commencing with Section 238.10) of Subchapter H of Chapter I of
Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
   (3) Degradation that, as attested by the manufacturer of the
device, will not produce or result in a residue or byproduct that,
during or after the process of degrading, would be a hazardous or
extremely hazardous waste identified pursuant to Chapter 6.5
(commencing with Section 25100) of Division 20 of the Health and
Safety Code.
   (b) Except as provided in subdivision (c), no container shall be
sold or offered for sale at retail in this state that is connected to
any other container by means of a plastic ring or similar plastic
device that is not degradable when disposed of as litter.
   (c) This section does not apply to devices that do not contain an
enclosed hole or circle of more than one and one-half inches in
diameter or that do not contain a hole.
   (d) Any person who sells at wholesale or distributes to a retailer
for sale at retail in this state containers that are connected to
each other in violation of subdivision (b) is guilty of an infraction
and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars
($1,000).


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 42350

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42350



42350.  (a) For the purposes of this section, "degradable" means all
of the following:
   (1) Biodegradation, photodegradation, chemodegradation, or
degradation by other natural degrading processes, as defined by the
American Society of Testing Materials.
   (2) Degradation at a rate that meets the requirements of Part 238
(commencing with Section 238.10) of Subchapter H of Chapter I of
Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
   (3) Degradation that, as attested by the manufacturer of the
device, will not produce or result in a residue or byproduct that,
during or after the process of degrading, would be a hazardous or
extremely hazardous waste identified pursuant to Chapter 6.5
(commencing with Section 25100) of Division 20 of the Health and
Safety Code.
   (b) Except as provided in subdivision (c), no container shall be
sold or offered for sale at retail in this state that is connected to
any other container by means of a plastic ring or similar plastic
device that is not degradable when disposed of as litter.
   (c) This section does not apply to devices that do not contain an
enclosed hole or circle of more than one and one-half inches in
diameter or that do not contain a hole.
   (d) Any person who sells at wholesale or distributes to a retailer
for sale at retail in this state containers that are connected to
each other in violation of subdivision (b) is guilty of an infraction
and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars
($1,000).

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