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DIVISION 20. MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH AND SAFETY PROVISIONS [24000 - 26250]

  ( Division 20 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )
  

CHAPTER 6.5. Hazardous Waste Control [25100 - 25259]

  ( Chapter 6.5 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1236. )
  

ARTICLE 4. Listings [25140 - 25145.4]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1236. )

  
25143.2.5.  

(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions apply:

(1) “Cathode ray tube” or “CRT” means a vacuum tube or picture tube used to convert an electrical signal into a visual image.

(2) “CRT device” means any electronic device that contains one or more CRTs including, but not limited to, computer monitors, televisions, cash registers, and oscilloscopes.

(3) “CRT funnel glass” means any glass separated from CRT panel glass that is derived from the treatment of a CRT and that consists of the neck and funnel section of a CRT, including the frit.

(4) “CRT panel glass” means glass separated from CRT funnel glass that is derived from the treatment of a CRT and that consists only of the face plate of a CRT containing a phosphor viewing surface. CRT panel glass does not include the frit.

(5) “CRT panel glass without phosphor” means CRT panel glass that has undergone treatment by an authorized universal waste handler to remove the phosphor.

(b) Used, broken CRT panel glass that exceeds the total threshold limit concentration (TTLC) only for barium is not a waste and is not subject to regulation by the department pursuant to this chapter, including the prohibition on the use of that glass in a manner constituting disposal, if it is recycled and meets the requirements of Section 261.39 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

(c) CRT panel glass without phosphor that exceeds the TTLC only for barium is not a waste and is not subject to regulation by the department pursuant to this chapter, including the prohibition on the use of that glass in a manner constituting disposal, if that glass meets the requirements of Section 66273.81 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations and is managed in accordance with the requirements of Section 261.39 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

(d) CRT panel glass meeting the requirements of subdivision (b) or (c) that is recycled may be used only for the following end uses:

(1) Tiles, including floor or wall tiles.

(2) Fiberglass.

(3) Radiation shielding glass.

(4) Decorative glass.

(5) Bricks.

(6) Cast concrete.

(7) Blasting media.

(8) Construction block.

(9) Any other end uses identified by the department, in consultation with the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, that pose no risk to the public health and safety.

(e) The department may prohibit any previously authorized end use if the department determines that the end use potentially poses environmental or public health harm. The department shall notify the recyclers of the prohibition not less than 60 days prior to the effective date of the prohibition.

(f) Used, broken CRT panel glass and processed CRT panel glass that exceeds the TTLC only for barium and that is recycled is not subject to any requirement implementing this chapter regarding export of materials.

(g) Except regarding the barium threshold, this section does not affect, in any manner, the regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter regulating the processing of CRT panel glass for disposal.

(h) This section does not affect the identification or classification of a waste that is derived from the end use products listed in or identified pursuant to subdivision (d).

(i) This section does not affect, in any manner, the authority of the Department of Resources Recovery and Recycling under Section 41821.5 of, or Chapter 8.5 (commencing with Section 42460) of Part 3 of Division 30 of, the Public Resources Code.

(j) This section does not apply to any CRT panel glass that is used to manufacture any product or packaging intended to be used for food or food products, including pet food and livestock feeds, any medicines or drugs, any medical devices, any baby bottles, any other food service items, including wine glasses, plates, bowls, or drinking glasses, or any other manufactured articles or products for which the department declares that that use may have a potential adverse impact upon human health. Such a declaration by the department need not be risk-based and need not meet the peer review requirements that may otherwise be required by law.

(k) This section does not affect, in any manner, the Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act (Article 10.4 (commencing with Section 25214.11)) or the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Chapter 6.6 (commencing with Section 25249.5)).

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 445, Sec. 1. (AB 1419) Effective January 1, 2017.)