Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 444.435

As used in this section and NRS 444.436 and 444.437, unless the context otherwise requires:


“Plastic” means a material made of polymeric organic compounds and additives that can be shaped by flow.


“Plastic bottle” means a plastic container intended for single use that has a:


Neck smaller than the body of the container;


Screw-top, snap-cap or other closure; and


Capacity of not less than 16 fluid ounces nor more than 5 gallons.


“Rigid plastic container” means a formed or molded container intended for a single use, composed predominantly of plastic resin, that has a relatively inflexible finite shape or form and a capacity of not less than 8 ounces nor more than 5 gallons. The term does not include a plastic bottle.

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Feb. 5, 2021