Oregon Statutes - Chapter 453 - Hazardous Substances; Radiation Sources - Section 453.205 - Definitions for ORS 453.205 to 453.275.

As used in ORS 453.205 to 453.275:

(1) “Art or craft material” means any raw or processed material or manufactured product marketed or being represented by the manufacturer, repackager or principal importer as being suitable for use in any phase of the creation of any work of visual or graphic art of any medium. “Art or craft material” does not include economic poisons subject to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (61 Stats. 163) or drugs, devices or cosmetics, which are subject to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (52 Stats. 1040).

(2) “Department” means the Department of Human Services.

(3) “Human carcinogen” means any substance listed as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

(4) “Medium” includes, but is not limited to, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, enamels, jewelry, stained glass, plastic sculpture, photographs and leather and textile goods.

(5) “Potential human carcinogen” means one of the following:

(a) Any substance which does not meet the definition of human carcinogen, but for which there exists sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in animals, as determined by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

(b) Any chemical shown to be changed by the human body into a human carcinogen.

(6) “Toxic substance causing chronic illness” means any of the following:

(a) Human carcinogens.

(b) Potential human carcinogens.

(c) Any substance included in the list of hazardous substances prepared by the Department of Consumer and Business Services pursuant to the Hazard Communication Rule, Division 155, notwithstanding exemptions made for substances on the list which are used in particular forms, circumstances or concentrations, if the health hazard presented by the substance is not the subject of label statements required by federal law. [1985 c.539 §1]

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