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Electronic Waste Recycling Act

The Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003 (EWRA) is a California law to reduce the use of certain hazardous substances in certain electronic products sold in the state. The act was signed into law September 2003.

All CRT, LCD, and plasma display devices contained in televisions, computers, and other electronic equipment with a screen size over 4 inches (10 cm) measured diagonally are covered by the act. After January 1, 2007 these devices may not contain greater than the allowed concentrations of any of these four materials (by weight):

The act also defines the collection of the Electronic Waste Recycling Fee (effective January 1, 2005) upon purchase of covered devices and the distribution of payments to entities involved in electronic waste management.

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