Maine Revised Statutes

§1723. Labels

1. Labels.  The label shall appear on the bottom of the plastic bottle or rigid plastic container and be clearly visible. This label shall consist of a number with letters placed below the number. The numbers and letters shall be as follows:
A. For polyethylene terephthalate, the letters "PETE" and the number 1; [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
B. For high-density polyethylene, the letters "HDPE" and the number 2; [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
C. For vinyl, the letter "V" and the number 3; [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
D. For low-density polyethylene, the letters "LDPE" and the number 4; [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
E. For polypropylene, the letters "PP" and the number 5; [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
F. For polystyrene, the letters "PS" and the number 6; or [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
G. For any other plastic resins, including multilayer, the letters "OTHER" and the number 7. [1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW).]
[ 1989, c. 585, Pt. C, §16 (NEW) .]
2. Alternative labels. 
[ 1995, c. 656, Pt. A, §5 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 585, §C16 (NEW). 1991, c. 718, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 465, §A7 (AMD). 1995, c. 465, §C2 (AFF). 1995, c. 656, §A5 (AMD).