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(2) The estimated maximum cost of any facility approved under this subsection as set forth in the prospectus may be increased by the amount equal to the percentage increase, if any, as determined by the Commission, in construction costs, from the date of the transmittal of such prospectus to Congress, but in no event shall the increase authorized by this paragraph exceed 10 per centum of such estimated maximum cost.

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SEPARABILITY SEC. 33. If any provision of this Act, or the application 15.U.S.C. 2051 of such provision to any person or circumstance, shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Act, or the application of such provisions to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.

EFFECTIVE DATE

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Sec. 34. This Act shall take effect on the sixtieth day 15 U.S.C. 2001 following the date of its enactment, except-

(1) sections 4 and 32 shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act, and

(2) section 30 shall take effect on the later of (A) 150 days after the date of enactment of this Act, or (B) the date on which at least three memebrs of the Commission first take office.

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FEDERAL CAUSTIC POISON ACT

NOTE.—The Federal Hazardous Substances Act repealed the Federal Caustic Poison Act except for any dangerous caustic or corrosive substance” as defined by the Federal Caustic Poison Act which is subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and not a "hazardous substance” under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.

FEDERAL CAUSTIC POISON ACT

AN ACT To safeguard the distribution and sale of certain danger.

ous caustic or corrosive acids, alkalies, and other substances

in interstate and foreign commerce. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congre88 assembled, That this act may be cited as the Federal Caustic Poison Act.

DEFINITIONS Sec. 2. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires

-a) The term "dangerous caustic or corrosive substance" means:

(1) Hydrochloric acid and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized acid (HCl) in a concentration of 10 per centum or more;

(2) Sulfuric acid and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized sulfuric acid (H.SO,) in a concentration of 10 per centum or more;

(3) Nitric acid or any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized nitric acid (HNO3) in a concentration of 5 per centum or more;

(4) Carbolic acid (C6H,OH), otherwise known as phenol, and any preparation containing carbolic acid in a concentration of 5 per centum or more;

(5) Oxalic acid and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized oxalic acid (H2C204) in a concentration of 10 per centum or more;

(6) Any salt of oxalic acid and any preparation containing any such salt in a concentration of 10 per centum or more;

(7) Acetic acid or any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized acetic acid (HC,H,O,) in a concentration of 20 per centum or more;

(8) Hypochlorous acid, either free or combined, and any preparation containing the same in a concentration so as to yield 10 per centum or more by weight of available chlorine, excluding calx chlorinata, bleaching powder, and chloride of lime;

(9) Potassium hydroxide and any preparation containing free or chemically unneutralized potassium hydroxide (KOH), inciuding caustic potash and Vienna paste, in a concentration of 10 per centum or more;

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