(410 ILCS 46/10)
For the purposes of this Act, the words and terms
defined in this Section shall have the meaning given, unless the context
otherwise clearly requires.
"Agency" means the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
"Mercury fever thermometer" means any device containing liquid mercury
wherein the liquid
mercury is used to measure the internal body temperature of a person.
"Mercury-added novelty" means a mercury-added product intended for personal
or household enjoyment, including but not limited to: toys, figurines,
adornments, games, cards, ornaments, yard statues and figurines, candles,
jewelry, holiday decorations, and footwear and other items of apparel.
"Mercury-added product" means a product to which mercury is added intentionally during formulation of manufacture, or a product containing one or more components to which mercury is intentionally added during formulation or manufacture.
"Health care facility" means any hospital, nursing home, extended care
facility, long-term facility, clinic or medical laboratory, State or private
health or mental institution, clinic, physician's office, or health maintenance
"Hospital" means any institution, place, building, or agency, public or
private, whether organized for profit or not, devoted primarily to the
maintenance and operation of facilities for the diagnosis and treatment or care
of 2 or more unrelated persons admitted for overnight stay or longer in order
to obtain medical, including obstetric, psychiatric, and nursing, care of
illness, disease, injury, infirmity, or deformity.
"Person" means any individual, partnership, co-partnership, firm, company,
limited liability company, corporation, association, joint stock company,
trust, estate, political subdivision, State agency, or non-profit organization,
or any other legal entity.
"Zinc air button cell battery" means a battery that resembles a button in size and shape with a zinc anode, an alkaline electrolyte, and a cathode that is capable of catalyzing oxygen when present.
(Source: P.A. 97-1107, eff. 7-1-13