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Section 6111.11 | Sale of dishwasher detergent with phosphorous content above certain limits prohibited.


On and after July 1, 2010, no person shall sell, offer for sale, or distribute for sale a cleanser, rinsing aid, sanitizing agent, or detergent that is intended primarily for use in an automatic or machine dishwasher and that contains phosphorus in any form in excess of one-half per cent by weight expressed as elemental phosphorus.

This section does not apply to either of the following:

(A) Cleansers, rinsing aids, sanitizing agents, or detergents that are used in an automatic or machine dishwasher in a commercial or institutional facility;

(B) Retail sales or offers for sale from a retailer's inventory of a product that is otherwise covered by this section and that remains at the end of the business day on June 30, 2010, if the retailer's inventory of the product during June 2010 does not exceed the retailer's average monthly inventory during the previous twelve months.

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