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17.102.310 Prohibition on Certain PSF Uses.

A.  On and after March 1, 1989, no restaurant, retail food vendor or non‑profit food provider shall serve food and after June 30, 1989 no packager shall package meat, eggs, bakery products or other food in polystyrene foam (PSF) containers, manufactured with chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) which do not reduce the potential for ozone depletion by more than 95 percent, compared to the ozone depletion potential of CFC‑12 (dychlorodifluorothane).  Compounds banned include: CFC‑ 11, CFC‑ 12, CFC‑113, CFC‑114, CFC‑115, Halon‑1211, Halon‑13‑1 and Halon2402. Food vendors may be required to furnish a written statement from the manufacturer or supplier of polystyrene foam products used by that food vendor, indicating that the chemical compounds used in the manufacture of the vendor's polystyrene foam products meet the provisions of this code.

B.  On and after January, 1990, no restaurant or retail food vendor shall serve prepared food in any polystyrene foam (PSF) products.