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Title: Section 16.62 - Television receivers and other household appliances

16.62 Television receivers and other household appliances. (a) No home television receiver or other household equipment, whether used in the home or elsewhere, which emits radiation on application of high voltage, shall be offered, transferred, or consigned for sale or use in the State of New York unless it be constructed to prevent radiation therefrom at a level greater than 0.5 milliroentgen per hour, measured two inches or five centimeters from its surface, and averaged over an area of 1.55 square inches or 10 square centimeters.

(b) No replacement part which on being installed would cause the assembled unit for which it is intended to exceed the radiation limit allowed under this section shall be offered, transferred, or consigned for sale or use in the State of New York.

(c) No person shall alter or adjust any home television receiver or other household equipment, whether used in the home or elsewhere, which can emit radiation, in such manner as to increase the radiation emission level thereof, unless the level thereby achieved be within the emission limit allowed under this section.




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