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August 12, 1994

"Pollutants" as regulated by Chapters 62-761, F.A.C. and 62-762, F.A.C. are defined in Chapter 376.301(12), F.S., as "including any "product" as defined in 377.19(11), F.S., pesticide, as defined in Chapter 5E-2, F.A.C., ammonia, chlorine, and derivatives thereof, excluding liquefied petroleum gas".

"Product" as defined, means any commodity made from oil or gas and includes refined crude oil, crude tops, topped crude, processed crude petroleum, residue from crude petroleum, cracking stock, uncracked fuel oil, fuel oil, treated crude oil, residuum, gas oil, casing head gasoline, natural gas gasoline, naphtha, distillate, condensate, gasoline, waste oil, kerosene, benzine, wash oil, blended gasoline, lubrication oil, blends or mixtures of oil with one or more liquid products or byproducts derived from oil or gas, and blends or mixtures of two or more liquid products or byproducts derived from oil or gas, whether herein above enumerated or not.

"Pesticide" includes all preparations intended for use as insecticides, rodenticides, nematocides, fungicides, herbicides, amphibian and reptile poisons or repellents, fish poisons or repellents, mammal poisons or repellents, invertebrate animal poisons or repellents, plant regulators, plant defoliants, and plant desiccants. A product shall be deemed to be a pesticide regardless of whether intended for use as packaged or after dilution or mixture with other substances, such as carriers of baits. Products intended only for use after further processing or manufacturing, such as grinding to dust or more extensive operations, shall not be deemed to be pesticides. Substances which have recognized commercial uses other than uses as pesticides shall not be deemed to be pesticides unless such substances are:

  1. Specially prepared for use as pesticides, or
  2. Labeled, represented, or intended for use as pesticides.

"Ammonia" includes all liquid organic amines and all inorganic liquid compounds that are liquids at standard temperature and pressure which, when discharged, release free ammonia (NH3), or ammonium ion (NH4+).

"Chlorine" includes all liquid organic and inorganic compounds that are liquids at standard temperature and pressure which, when discharged, release free chlorine (Cl-, Cl. or Cl2). Aqueous solutions of sodium hypochlorite shall not be included in this definition.



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