Summary: H.R.2420 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/14/2009)

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.