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SECTION 37-0101
Definitions
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 37, TITLE 1
§ 37-0101. Definitions.

As used in this article, unless the context requires otherwise:

1. "Oral LD (rat) toxicity" means a calculated dose of a substance
which is expected to cause the death of fifty percent of an experimental
rat population when administered orally.

2. "Inhalation LC (rat) toxicity" means a calculated concentration of
substance in air, exposure to which is expected to cause death of fifty
percent of an experimental rat population when inhaled.

3. "Dermal LD (rabbit) toxicity" means a calculated dose of a
substance which is expected to cause the death of fifty percent of an
experimental rabbit population when applied to the skin.

4. "Brominated flame retardants" refers generally to any product
containing a mixture of chemicals known as brominated diphenyl ether to
prevent, reduce or retard the risk of fire in electronic devices,
furniture, and textiles.

5. "Polybrominated diphenyl ether" (PBDE) is a mixture of brominated
diphenyl ethers, usually marketed as pentabromodiphenyl ether or
octabromodiphenyl ether, according to how many hydrogen atoms in the
diphenyloxide structure are replaced with bromine atoms.

6. "Process", as used in section 37-0111 of this title, shall not
include the processing of metallic recyclables containing
pentabrominated diphenyl ether or octabrominated diphenyl ether that is
conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local
laws.