Governing Law and Regulations
Hazardous waste exports and imports: 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 722.150 to 722.160
Mercury fever thermometers: 410 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 46/15 to 46/20
Novelty items: 410 ILCS 46/25
Mercury-added products: 415 ILCS 5/22.23b
Mercury-measuring devices: 410 ILCS 46/27
Phosphates: Regulation of Phosphorus in Detergents Act, 415 ILCS 92/1 and 415 ILCS 92/5 and regulations at 35 IAC 106.100 and 35 IAC 106.800 to 106.812
Exceptions: 415 ILCS 92/1 and 415 ILCS 92/5
Labeling requirements: 415 ILCS 5/21.5
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Illinois follows the federal hazardous materials transportation requirements for the import and export of chemicals. Export licenses may be required for the export of controlled chemicals. See the national sections HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS and 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 national sections IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS and EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF ...