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      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade
    IntroducedMay 14th, 2009

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Environmental Design of Electrical Equipment Act (EDEE) Act

Official Title

To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 to ensure a uniform Federal scheme of regulation of restrictions in the use of certain substances in electrical products and equipment in interstate and foreign commerce, and for other purposes.


Environmental Design of Electrical Equipment Act (EDEE) Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 to establish uniform national standards for the use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, cadmium, polybrominated biphenyls, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in electroindustry products manufactured after July 1, 2010. Defines "electroindustry product" as any product or equipment that is used to facilitate the transmission, distribution, or control of electricity, or that uses electricity for arc welding, lighting, signaling protection and communication, medical imaging, or electrical motors and generators.

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