Are there any exemptions?

Yes.  Disclosure is NOT required for the following:

  1. Oxygen, nitrogen and nitrous oxide maintained by a physician, dentist, podiatrist, veterinarian, or pharmacist in quantities equal to or less than 1000 cubic feet at any one time, at his or her office or place of business.
  2. Lubricating oil is exempt for a single business facility if the total volume of each type of lubricating oil handled at that facility does not exceed 55 gallons, and the total volume of all types of lubricating oil handled at that facility does not exceed 275 gallons at any one time.

For purposes of this paragraph, “lubricating oil” means any oil intended for use in the crankcase of an internal combustion engine, or the transmission, gearbox, differential, or hydraulic system of an automobile, bus, truck, vessel, plane, heavy equipment, or other machinery powered by an internal combustion or electric powered engine.  “Lubricating oil” does not include used or waste oil.

Hazardous material contained solely in a consumer product for direct distribution to, and use by, the general public (this exemption does NOT include the materials used to manufacture these products).

  1. Any material that is in transit under active shipping papers. This applies to chemical distributors who receive, then redistribute materials in their original containers, without bulk storage and handling or repackaging; AND the materials are on site for 30 days or less.
  2. The on premise use, storage, or both of propane in the amount not to exceed 300 gals used for the sole purpose of heating the employee work areas within the business. (AB 403)
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