Section: Restricted sale of consumer mercuric oxide battery
5. a. No person shall sell, offer for sale, or offer for promotional purposes in this State any consumer mercuric oxide battery which exceeds a mercury concentration level of more than 250 parts per million by weight (0.025%) for all batteries manufactured on or after January 1, 1992.
b. Prior to January 1, 1994, the provisions of this section shall not apply to consumer mercuric oxide batteries being sold for use in hearing aids which require a consumer mercuric oxide battery to function properly and which are sold by hearing aid dispensers licensed pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1973, c.19 (C.45:9A-1 et seq.) or by other specialized hearing aid dispensers authorized by the commissioner to sell these batteries.
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