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Title 30Chapter ISubchapter HPart 47Subpart J → §47.91


Title 30: Mineral Resources
PART 47—HAZARD COMMUNICATION (HazCom)
Subpart J—Exemptions


§47.91   Exemptions from the HazCom standard.

A hazardous chemical is exempt from this part under the conditions described in Table 47.91 as follows:

Table 47.91—Chemicals and Products Exempt from this HazCom Standard

Exemption Conditions for exemption
ArticleIf, under normal conditions of use, it—
   (1) Releases no more than insignificant amounts of a hazardous chemical, and
   (2) Poses no physical or health risk to exposed miners.
Biological hazardsAll biological hazards, such as poisonous plants, insects, and micro-organisms.
Consumer product or hazardous substance regulated by CPSC(1) If the miner uses it for the purpose the manufacturer intended; and
   (2) Such use does not expose the miner more often and for longer periods than ordinary consumer use.
Cosmetics, drugs, food, food additive, color additive, drinks, alcoholic beverages, tobacco and tobacco products, or medical or veterinary device or product, including materials intended for use as ingredients in such products (such as flavors and fragrances)When intended for personal consumption or use.
RadiationAll ionizing or non-ionizing radiation, such as alpha or gamma, microwaves, or x-rays.
Wood or wood products, including lumberIf they do not release or otherwise result in exposure to a hazardous chemical under normal conditions of use. For example, wood is not exempt if it is treated with a hazardous chemical or if it will be subsequently cut or sanded.

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