2017 ORS 468B.135¹

ORS 468B.130 (Prohibition on sale or distribution of cleaning agents containing phosphorous) (1) and (2) do not apply to any cleaning agent:

(1) Used in dairy, beverage or food processing equipment;

(2) Used as an industrial sanitizer, brightener, acid cleaner or metal conditioner, including phosphoric acid products or trisodium phosphate;

(3) Used in hospitals, veterinary hospitals or clinics or health care facilities;

(4) Used in agricultural production and the production of electronic components;

(5) Used in a commercial laundry for laundry services provided to a hospital, veterinary hospital or clinic or health care facility;

(6) Used by industry for metal cleaning or conditioning;

(7) Manufactured, stored or distributed for use or sale outside Oregon;

(8) Used in any laboratory, including a biological laboratory, research facility, chemical, electronic or engineering laboratory;

(9) Used for cleaning hard surfaces, including household cleansers for windows, sinks, counters, stoves, tubs or other food preparation surfaces and plumbing fixtures;

(10) Used as a water softening chemical, antiscale chemical or corrosion inhibitor intended for use in closed systems, including but not limited to boilers, air conditioners, cooling towers or hot water systems; and

(11) For which the Department of Environmental Quality determines that the prohibition under ORS 468B.130 (Prohibition on sale or distribution of cleaning agents containing phosphorous) (1) and (2) will either:

(a) Create a significant hardship on the user; or

(b) Be unreasonable because of the lack of an adequate substitute cleaning agent. [1991 c.764 §5]

(formerly 468.700 to 468.778)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

State’s authority to prevent or control removal by dredging of a privately owned island in a navigable river, (1972) Vol 36, p 285

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 468B—Water Quality, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors468B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 468B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano468B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.