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SECTION 37-0119
Prohibition against certain uses of trichloroethylene
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 37, TITLE 1
* § 37-0119. Prohibition against certain uses of trichloroethylene.

1. No person shall use trichloroethylene as a vapor degreaser, an
intermediate chemical to produce other chemicals, a refrigerant, or an
extraction solvent or in any other manufacturing or industrial cleaning
process or use.

2. For purposes of this section:

(a) "Extraction solvent" means a solvent used to separate a specific
substance from a mixture.

(b) "Refrigerant" means a chemical that is used as a heat carrier in a
cooling mechanism and that changes from liquid to gas and back again in
the refrigeration cycle.

(c) "Trichloroethylene" means a chemical with the Chemical Registry
Abstract Services Number of 79-01-6.

(d) "Vapor degreaser" means a substance boiled to a vapor that
condenses onto metal parts, causing beading and dripping, and that
removes contaminants from the parts.

3. Severability. The provisions of this section shall be severable and
if any portion thereof or the applicability thereof to any person or
circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of this section and the
application thereof shall not be affected thereby.

* NB There are 2 § 37-0119's