1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. Article 37: Substances Hazardous or Acutely Hazardous to Public Health, Safety or the Environment
  5. Title 2: Hazardous Packaging


Section 37-0203 Definitions

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  For the purposes of this title, the term:

  1. "Distributor" shall mean any person, firm, association, partnership or corporation, who or which imports or causes to be imported into the state, any container, whether filled or unfilled, used to package products.

  2. "Manufacturer" shall mean a person, firm, association, partnership or corporation, who or which makes containers to be used to package products.

  3. "Package" means a container providing a means of marketing, protecting or handling a product and shall include a unit package, an intermediate package and a shipping container. "Package" shall also mean and include, but not be limited to, such unsealed receptacles as carrying cases, crates, cups, pails, rigid foil and other trays, wrappers and wrapping films, bags and tubs.

  4. "Packaging component" means any individual assembled part of a package such as, but not limited to, any interior or exterior blocking, bracing, cushioning, weatherproofing, exterior strapping, coatings, closures, inks and labels.