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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 20. MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH AND SAFETY PROVISIONS [24000 - 26217]

  ( 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 16. Lead and Arsenic Content in Glass Beads [25258 - 25258.2]
  ( Article 16 added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 368, Sec. 1. )

25258.
  

(a) A person shall not manufacture, sell, offer for sale, or offer for promotional purposes in this state glass beads that contain 75 parts per million (ppm) or more of arsenic or 100 ppm or more of lead by weight, if those glass beads will be used with pressure, suction, or wet- or dry-type blasting equipment.

(b) (1) The concentration of arsenic and lead shall be determined in accordance with guidelines from EPA reference Method 3052 using hydrofluoric acid (HF) for sample preparation or digestion.

(2) The digested sample shall be analyzed using an analytical instrument recognized by EPA such as ICP-AES, ICP-MS, or other recognized analytical instrument.

(3) The sample analysis method shall be capable of achieving recovery within the method criteria limits of arsenic and lead. A glass matrix reference material from, or traceable to, the National Institute for Standards and Technology shall be used to verify lead and arsenic concentrations specified in subdivision (a).

(4) The sample preparation method shall be capable of achieving recovery within the method criteria limits of arsenic and lead from a glass matrix reference standard from, or traceable to, the National Institute for Standards and Technology containing the metals near the concentrations specified in subdivision (a).

(c) Each container or bag of glass beads sold in this state for surface preparation, including the cleaning, peening, finishing, and deburring of aluminum and stainless steel products, and that will be used with pressure, suction, or wet- or dry-type blasting equipment, shall be labeled with the following:

 

“Glass bead contents contain less than 75 ppm arsenic and less than 100 ppm lead pursuant to the California Health and Safety Code Section 25258.”

 

(d) The department may require any person who manufactures, sells, or offers for sale, in this state glass beads to provide to the department information, including, but not limited to, identification of the manufacturer or supplier of the glass beads, information related to the sale of the glass beads, and technical documentation showing that the glass beads are in compliance with the requirements of this article. The documentation or information shall be submitted to the department no more than 28 days after the date of the request.

(e) (1) For the purpose of administering and enforcing this article, an authorized representative of the department, upon obtaining consent or after obtaining an inspection warrant pursuant to Title 13 (commencing with Section 1822.50) of Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure, may, upon presenting appropriate credentials and at a reasonable time, do any of the following:

(A) Enter a factory, warehouse, or establishment where glass beads are manufactured, packed, held, or sold; enter a vehicle that is being used to transport, hold, or sell glass beads; or enter a place where glass beads are being held or sold.

(B) Inspect a factory, warehouse, establishment, vehicle, or place described in subparagraph (A), and all pertinent equipment, raw material, finished and unfinished materials, containers, and labeling in the factory, warehouse, establishment, vehicle, or place. In the case of a factory, warehouse, or establishment where glass beads are manufactured, packed, held, or sold, this inspection shall include any record, file, paper, process, control, and facility that has a bearing on whether the glass beads are being manufactured, packed, held, transported, sold, or offered for sale or for promotional purposes in violation of this article.

(C) (i) Secure a sample of glass beads when taking an action authorized pursuant to this subdivision. If the representative obtains a sample prior to leaving the premises, he or she shall leave a receipt describing the sample obtained.

(ii) The department shall return, upon request, a sample that is not destroyed during testing when the department no longer has any purpose for retaining the sample.

(iii) A sample that is secured in compliance with this section and found to be in compliance with this article that is destroyed during testing shall be subject to a claim for reimbursement.

(D) Access all records of a carrier in commerce relating to the movement in commerce of glass beads, or the holding of glass beads during or after the movement, and the quantity, shipper, and consignee of the glass beads. A carrier shall not be subject to the other provisions of this article by reason of its receipt, carriage, holding, or delivery of glass beads in the usual course of business as a carrier.

(2) An authorized representative of the department shall be deemed to have received implied consent to enter a retail establishment, for purposes of this section, if the authorized representative enters the location of that retail establishment where the public is generally granted access.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 230, Sec. 1. (AB 324) Effective January 1, 2014. Repealed as of January 1, 2020, pursuant to Section 25258.2.)

25258.1.
  

This article does not limit, supersede, duplicate, or otherwise conflict with the authority of the department to fully implement Article 14 (commencing with Section 25251), including the authority of the department to include products in a product registry established pursuant to the regulations adopted in accordance with that article or any testing or labeling requirements pursuant to that article. Notwithstanding subdivision (c) of Section 25257.1, glass beads shall not be considered as a product category already regulated or subject to pending regulation for purposes of Article 14 (commencing with Section 25251).

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 368, Sec. 1. (AB 1930) Effective January 1, 2011. Repealed as of January 1, 2020, pursuant to Section 25258.2.)

25258.2.
  

This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2020, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2020, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 230, Sec. 2. (AB 324) Effective January 1, 2014. Repealed as of January 1, 2020, by its own provisions. Note: Repeal affects Article 16, commencing with Section 25258.)

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