3734.91 Definitions - lead acid batteries.

As used in sections 3734.91 to 3734.915 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Consumer product" means any device that primarily is intended for personal or household use and typically is sold, distributed, or available to the general population through retail or mail-order distribution. "Consumer product" includes, but is not limited to, computers, electronic games, telephones, radios, and similar electronics. "Consumer product" does not include vehicles, motorcycles, wheelchairs, boats, or other forms of motive power.

(B) "Lead-acid battery" means a battery that contains lead and sulfuric acid, is used as a power source, and is not intended as a power source for consumer products.

(C) "Retailer" means a person that sells lead-acid batteries directly to the end user.

(D) "Secondary lead smelter" means a facility that produces lead from a lead-bearing scrap material by smelting the material to the metallic form and that is permitted or licensed by a state or the United States environmental protection agency.

(E) "Wholesaler" means a person that sells replacement lead-acid batteries for resale.

Effective Date: 2008 HB169 04-25-2008.