Trade Regulation

ORS 646A.562
Definitions for ORS 646A


As used in ORS 646A.560 (Legislative findings) to 646A.566 (Considerations for state agency procurement of lighting devices that contain mercury):

(1)

“Lighting that contains mercury” means an electric lamp, including compact fluorescent lamps, straight fluorescent lamps and nonlinear fluorescent lamps, to which mercury or mercury compounds are added during the manufacturing process.

(2)

“Long lifetime” means 25,000 hours or more when tested on an electronic ballast, including T8 instant start ballasts and T5 programmed start ballasts, and turned off and on every three hours.

(3)

“Normal lifetime” means less than 25,000 hours when tested on an electronic ballast, including T8 instant start ballasts and T5 programmed start ballasts, and turned off and on every three hours.

(4)

(a)

“Producer of lighting that contains mercury” means any person that:

(A)

Manufactures and sells lighting that contains mercury under its own brand;

(B)

Resells under its own brand lighting that contains mercury produced by other suppliers;

(C)

Imports or exports lighting that contains mercury on a professional basis; or

(D)

Serves as the importer or domestic distributor of lighting that contains mercury if the brand name owner is located outside of the United States.

(b)

“Producer of lighting that contains mercury” does not mean a reseller of lighting that contains mercury if the brand of the manufacturer of the lighting that contains mercury appears on the lighting.

(5)

“Special purpose lighting” means appliance lighting, black lighting, germicidal lighting, bug lighting, colored lighting, plant lighting, straight fluorescent reflector lighting, reprographic lighting, shatter resistant lighting, cold temperature lighting and three-way lighting. [2012 c.52 §2]

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May 26, 2023