Section 6D: Sale of mercury-added thermostats and other mercury-added products
Section 6D. (a) No person shall sell or offer to sell or distribute a mercury-added thermostat in the commonwealth.
(b) No person shall sell or offer to sell or distribute in the commonwealth the following mercury-added products:
(2) esophageal dilators, bourgie tubes or gastrointestinal tubes;
(3) flow meters;
(5) hygrometers or psychrometers;
(8) sphygmomanometers; or
(9) basal thermometers.
(c) Subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply: (i) to the sale of mercury-added products if the use of the product is a federal requirement; (ii) to the sale of thermometers if they are determined to be medically necessary by a licensed physician or are ordered by prescription, or (iii) to the sale of mercury-added antique barometers, including antique barometers with attached mercury thermometers, if the barometer was manufactured prior to 1955.