Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-60.1
Dry Cell Battery Control

SECTION 23-60.1-3

§ 23-60.1-3. Reduction of mercury content in alkaline batteries.

No alkaline-manganese battery manufactured on or after January 1, 1992, shall be distributed, offered for sale, or sold, if it contains more than 0.025 percent (.025%) mercury by weight; provided, however, that for any alkaline-manganese battery resembling a button or coin in size and shape, the limitation shall be twenty-five (25) milligrams of mercury.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 359, § 1.)