toxic substances definition

toxic substances as defined by the Toxic Substances Control Act, as amended from time to time (“TSCA”), (4) “hazardous materials” as defined by the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, as amended from time to time (“HMTA”), (5) asbestos, oil or other petroleum products, radioactive materials, urea formaldehyde foam insulation, radon gas and transformers or other equipment that contains dielectric fluid containing polychlorinated biphenyls and (6) any substance whose presence is detrimental or hazardous to health or the environment, including, without limitation, microbial or fungal matter or mold, or is otherwise regulated by federal, state and local environmental laws (including, without limitation, RCRA, CERCLA, TSCA, HMTA), rules, regulations and orders, regulating, relating to or imposing liability or standards of conduct concerning any Hazardous Materials or environmental, health or safety compliance (collectively, “Environmental Requirements”). As used in this Contract: “Release” means spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping or disposing.
toxic substances or "solid waste" in the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 9601, et seq.; the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, 49 U.S.C. Section 1801, et seq.; the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C., Section 2601 et seq.; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. Section 6901 et seq.; and in the regulations adopted and publications promulgated pursuant to said laws; (ii) those substances listed in the United States Department of Transportation Table (49 C.F.R. 172.101 and amendments thereto) or by the Environmental Protection Agency (or any successor agency) as hazardous substances (40 C.F.R. Part 302 and amendments thereto); (iii) those substances defined as "hazardous wastes," "hazardous substances" or "toxic substances" in any similar federal, state or local laws or in the regulations adopted and publications promulgated pursuant to any of the foregoing laws or which otherwise are regulated by any governmental authority, agency, department, commission, board or instrumentality of the United States of America, the State of California or any political subdivision thereof; (iv) any pollutant or contaminant or hazardous, dangerous or toxic chemicals, materials, or substances within the meaning of any other applicable federal, state, or local law, regulation, ordinance, or requirement (including consent decrees and administrative orders) relating to or imposing liability or standards of conduct concerning any hazardous, toxic, or dangerous waste, substance or material all as amended; (v) petroleum or any by-products thereof; (vi) any radioactive material, including any source, special nuclear or by-product material as defined at 42 U.S.C. Sections 2011 et seq., as amended, and in the regulations adopted and publications promulgated pursuant to said law; (vii) asbestos in any form or condition; and (viii) polychlorinated biphenyls.
toxic substances means substances that are or may become harmful to:

Examples of toxic substances in a sentence

  • Toxic substances include, but are not limited to, those substances identified under Section 307(a) of the Clean Water Act.

  • Toxic substances and their impacts on human health in the Hudson River Watershed.


More Definitions of toxic substances

toxic substances mean any materials which have been shown to have significant adverse effects on human health or which are subject to regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 2601 et seq., applicable state law, or any other applicable federal, state or local laws now in force or hereafter enacted relating to toxic substances. “Toxic Substances” includes, but is not limited to, asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), petroleum products, and lead-based paints.
toxic substances solid waste" or "infectious waste" under Environmental Laws.
toxic substances means those pollutants or combinations of pollutants, or disease causing agents which, after discharge and upon exposure, ingestion, inhalation or assimilation into any organism, either directly from the environment or indirectly by ingestion through food chains, will, on the basis of information available to the Department, cause either death, disease, behavioral abnormalities, cancer, genetic mutations, physiological malfunctions (including malfunction in reproduction), inhibition of growth or physical deformation on any organism or its offspring.
toxic substances means all those substances which when they enter into the human body, through inhalation or ingestion or absorption through skin, in sufficient quantities cause fatality or exert serious affliction of health, or chronic harmful effects on the health of persons exposed to it due to its inherent chemical or biological effects. In respect of substances whose TLV is specified in Rule 123-A, exceeding the concentration specified therein would make the substance toxic;
toxic substances means materials and substances defined as “hazardous substances”, “hazardous wastes”, “toxic substances” or “toxic wastes” in (I) the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. Sections 9601-9675, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1988, and any further amendments thereto and rules, orders and regulations thereunder; (II) the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. Sections 6901-6992, as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984, and any further amendments thereto and rules, orders and regulations thereunder; or (III) any other Environmental Laws. Purchaser acknowledges and agrees that: (a) Purchaser is an experienced and sophisticated owner of real property; (b) Purchaser has expressly negotiated the limitations of liability contained in this Section; and (c) the limitations contained in this Section are reasonable. Purchaser acknowledges and agrees that Seller has agreed to enter into this Agreement in consideration for and in reliance upon the foregoing limitations of liability, and that the consideration under this Agreement is based in part on the limitations of liability. It is understood and agreed by Sellers and Purchaser that in the event of any conflict between the terms and provisions of this Section 4.5 and any other term or provision to this Agreement, the relevant term or provision of this Section 4.5 shall control and govern. The provisions of this Article IV shall survive Closing.
toxic substances radioactive materials", "solid wastes" or other similar designations in, or otherwise subject to regulation under, any Environmental Laws; (c) the presence of which on, above or under any real property cause or threaten to cause a nuisance pursuant to applicable statutory or common law upon such real property or to adjacent properties; (d) without limitation, which contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), asbestos and asbestos-containing materials, lead-based paints, urea-formaldehyde foam insulation, and petroleum or petroleum products (including, without limitation, crude oil or any fraction thereof); or (e) which pose a hazard to natural resources, human health or safety, industrial hygiene or the environment.