|Public Act 095-0115
||LRB095 07324 CMK 27463 b
AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Regulation of Phosphorus in Detergents Act.
Prohibition; definition; exceptions.
(a) On and after July 1, 2010, no person may use, sell,
manufacture, or distribute for sale any cleaning agent
containing more than 0.5% phosphorus by weight, expressed as
elemental phosphorus, in Illinois, except as otherwise
provided in this Section.
(b) As used in this Section, "cleaning agent" means a
laundry detergent, dishwashing compound, cleanser, household
cleaner, metal cleaner or polish, degreasing compound,
commercial cleaner, industrial cleaner, or other substance
that is used or intended to be used for cleaning purposes.
(c) This Section does not apply to cleaning agents that are
(1) In agricultural, biofuel, or dairy production,
including bottling equipment.
(2) To clean commercial food, brewery, or beverage
processing equipment and containers, and in commercial
automatic dishwashing machines, flatware presoak products,