Connecticut Chemicals: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Exports and imports of hazardous waste: 22a-449(c)-102(a)(1) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

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Transporters of hazardous waste: 22a-449(c)-103(a)(2)(A) RCSA

Transfer of explosives: 29-349-194 RCSA

Mercury: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-612 to 22a-628

Definition: CGS 22a-613

Mercury ban: CGS 22a-616 and CGS 22a-617

Exemptions: CGS 22a-618 and CGS 22a-625

Labeling: CGS 22a-619

Penalties: CGS 22a-628

Phosphates: CGS 22a-460 to 22a-462

Definitions: CGS 22a-460

Phosphate ban: CGS 22a-460 to 22a-462

Exemptions: CGS 22a-462

Labeling: CGS 22a-461

Penalties: CGS 22a-461

Regulatory Agencies

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Engineering and Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste Program

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Connecticut Department of Public Safety (DPS)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut has adopted the federal hazardous materials transportation regulations, with additional requirements for the transportation of explosives. See the state section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS and the national section IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS for more information. In addition, a security plan may be required by hazardous materials transporters. The plan must include an assessment of possible transportation security risks for hazmat shipments. See the national section SECURITY for more information.

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State Requirements

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