§ 27-2101 Definitions
§ 27-2103 Labeling
§ 27-2105 Disposal
§ 27-2107 Prohibitions
§ 27-2109 Advisory Committee On Mercury Pollution
§ 27-2111 Regulations
§ 27-2113 Exemptions
§ 27-2115 Interstate Clearinghouse
§ 27-2117 Phase-Out of Mercury-Added Components in Motor Vehicles

Terms Used In New York Laws > Environmental Conservation > Article 27 > Title 21

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Collector: means any person who accepts mercury-added consumer products in order to transfer them to a solid waste management facility, a hazardous waste management facility or another collector. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases a mercury-added consumer product for use other than resale. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • disposal: means the abandonment, discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any substance so that such substance or any related constituent thereof may enter the environment. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Distributor: means any person who sells mercury-added consumer products to a retailer in this state, including any manufacturer who sells to retailers in the state. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Household: means a single or multiple family residence. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures mercury-added consumer products. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Mercury hydrometer: means a mercury-added consumer product used for measuring the specific gravity of a liquid. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Mercury sphygmomanometer: means a mercury-added consumer product used for measuring blood pressure in the arteries. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Mercury switch: means a mercury-added consumer product or device that opens or closes an electrical circuit or gas valve. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Mercury thermometer: means a mercury-added consumer product used for measuring temperature. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Mercury thermostat: means a mercury-added consumer product that uses a mercury switch to sense and control room temperature through communication with heating, ventilating or air conditioning equipment. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Mercury-added component: means a motor vehicle component that contains greater than fifteen milligrams of mercury, which was intentionally added to such vehicle in order to provide a specific characteristic, appearance or quality, to perform a specific function,

    or for any other purpose. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101

  • Mercury-added consumer product: means any device or material into which elemental mercury or mercury compounds are intentionally added during such device's or material's formulation or manufacture, and in which the continued presence of mercury is required to provide a specific characteristic, appearance or quality, or to perform a specific function. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Retailer: means any person in this state who sells new mercury-added consumer products to consumers for purposes other than resale. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Solid waste: means solid waste as defined in section 27-0701 of this article. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101
  • Solid waste management facility: means a solid waste management facility as defined in section 27-0701 of this article. See N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law 27-2101