New Hampshire Chemicals: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Mercury: New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated (RSA) 149-M:51 to 149-M:58
Definitions: RSA 149-M:51
Notification: RSA 149-M:52
Mercury ban: RSA 149-M:53
Exemptions: RSA 149-M:53
Phosphates: RSA 485-A:55 to 485-A:57
Ban: RSA 485-A:56
Definitions: RSA 485-A:55
Penalty: RSA 485-A:57
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES)
New Hampshire Department of Safety (DOS)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Hampshire has implemented legislation banning specific products containing mercury, aimed at reducing mercury in the environment. New Hampshire manufacturers, importers, and distributors will need to comply with such state mercury-added product bans. In addition, New Hampshire limits the amount of phosphates in household cleaning products sold in the state.
New Hampshire has adopted the federal hazardous materials transportation regulations with additional hazmat reporting requirements. See the state section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS and the national section IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS for a summary of federal requirements. 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.
Internationally, a number of countries have developed or are developing laws with restrictions on the import of hazardous substances and electronic equipment that contain certain hazardous chemicals. See the ...
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New Hampshire Chemicals Resources
The Book of Chemical Lists on CD-ROM
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Care of Supplies, Chemicals, and Equipment—Spanish Training Video
Aimed at training janitors/custodians in proper care and treatment of expensive equipment, and how to conserve supplies and chemicals. Savings can be realized and work accomplished in a productive manner when employees are properly trained and motivated to take care of equipment and materials. -Spanish Edition"
Audio Click 'n Train Spanish/English Edition: Hazard Communication
This Spanish/English movie-like version of the powerpoint presentation with audio makes it easy to deliver hazard communication training in Spanish and English. This ready-to-deliver meeting gives you effective toolbox training - no preparation required! Includes meeting outlines, customizable PowerPoint® slides, handouts, quiz, trainer's guide and more!"