Health and Safety

Degradable Connectors and Non-Detachable Metal Openers for Beverage Containers

SECTION 23-38-2.2

§ 23-38-2.2. Readily removable caps, lids, or rings.

(a) No beverage shall be sold, offered for sale, or distributed within the state in a plastic container composed of more than one resin, excluding the cap, lid, or ring for the container. The cap, lid, or ring of the container shall be readily removable from the body of the container.

(b) This section shall not apply to containers that are recycled or can be demonstrated to be recyclable, or if the manufacturer can show that more than one resin is necessary to preserve product integrity.

(c) The department of environmental management shall promulgate rules and regulations pertaining to this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 210, § 1.)