Oregon Statutes - Chapter 468B - Water Quality - Section 468B.130 - Prohibition on sale or distribution of cleaning agents containing phosphorus; rules.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, no person may sell, offer to sell or distribute for sale within Oregon, any cleaning agent containing more than 0.5 percent phosphorus by weight.

(2) A cleaning agent used in automatic dishwashers may be sold, offered for sale or distributed in Oregon if the cleaning agent contains 8.7 percent or less phosphorus by weight.

(3) All cleaning agents that are sold in this state shall be labeled with the percent of phosphorus by weight, including equivalency in grams of phosphorus per recommended use level.

(4) The Environmental Quality Commission shall adopt rules governing the labeling requirements imposed by subsection (3) of this section. [1991 c.764 §4; 2003 c.14 §303]

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