42 U.S. Code § 14335 - Limitations on sale of other mercuric-oxide batteries

(a) Prohibition
On or after May 13, 1996, no person shall sell, offer for sale, or offer for promotional purposes a mercuric-oxide battery for use in the United States unless the battery manufacturer, or the importer of such a battery—
(1) identifies a collection site in the United States that has all required Federal, State, and local government approvals, to which persons may send used mercuric-oxide batteries for recycling or proper disposal;
(2) informs each of its purchasers of mercuric-oxide batteries of the collection site identified under paragraph (1); and
(3) informs each of its purchasers of mercuric-oxide batteries of a telephone number that the purchaser may call to get information about sending mercuric-oxide batteries for recycling or proper disposal.
(b) Application of section
This section does not apply to a sale or offer of a mercuric-oxide button cell battery.

Source

(Pub. L. 104–142, title II, § 206,May 13, 1996, 110 Stat. 1336.)

 

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