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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 3. STATE PROGRAMS [42000 - 42999]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 5.5. Plastic Packaging Containers [42300 - 42345]

  ( Chapter 5.5 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 769, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 5. Exemptions [42340 - 42345]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 769, Sec. 1. )

42340.
  

The following rigid plastic packaging containers are exempt from this chapter:

(a) Rigid plastic packaging containers produced in or out of the state which are destined for shipment to other destinations outside the state and which remain with the products upon that shipment.

(b) Rigid plastic packaging containers which contain drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, food, medical food, or infant formula as defined by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 301 et seq.).

(c) Rigid plastic packaging containers which contain toxic or hazardous products regulated by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (7 U.S.C. Sec. 136 et seq.).

(d) Rigid plastic packaging containers which are manufactured for use in the shipment of hazardous materials and are prohibited from being manufactured with used material by federal packaging material specifications set forth in Sections 178.509 and 178.522 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, or are subject to testing standards set forth in Sections 178.600 to 178.609, inclusive, of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, or to which recommendations of the United Nations on the transport of dangerous goods are applicable.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 754, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997.)

42345.
  

Any extension of time for manufacturers to comply with Section 42310, beyond that which is granted pursuant to Section 42310.1 for the rigid plastic packaging containers described in that section, shall only be enacted by a statute passed by a two-thirds vote of both houses of the Legislature.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1062, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 1994.)

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