2015 ORS 646A.564¹
Standards for mercury content in electric lamps
  • exceptions

(1) A producer of lighting that contains mercury may not sell, offer for sale or distribute in this state any electric lamps that contain mercury in an amount exceeding, per lamp, the following mercury content standards:

(a) 4 milligrams for screw-based compact fluorescent lamps less than 25 watts.

(b) 5 milligrams for compact fluorescent lamps equal to or more than 25 watts and less than 40 watts.

(c) 3 milligrams for straight fluorescent T5 lamps with a normal lifetime.

(d) 4 milligrams for straight fluorescent T8 lamps with a normal lifetime.

(e) 5 milligrams for straight fluorescent T5 and T8 lamps with a long lifetime.

(f) 15 milligrams for T12 8-foot straight fluorescent lamps.

(2) The mercury content standard specified in subsection (1)(d) of this section does not apply to 8-foot models of straight fluorescent T8 lamps.

(3) The mercury content standards specified in subsection (1) of this section do not apply to:

(a) High-output, and very high-output, straight fluorescent lamps more than 32 millimeters in diameter.

(b) Mogul bi-pin based lamps.

(c) Preheat straight fluorescent lamps of any size.

(d) Special purpose lighting.

(e) High intensity discharge lamps. [2012 c.52 §3]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 646A—Trade Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors646A.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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.