2012 California Codes
HSC - Health and Safety Code
DIVISION 7 - DEAD BODIES [7000 - 8030]
CHAPTER 1 - Definitions
Section 7010.5

CA Health & Safety Code § 7010.5 (through 2013 Leg Sess) What's This?

“Residue” means human ashes, bone fragments, prostheses, and disintegrated material from the chamber itself, imbedded in cracks and uneven spaces of a cremation chamber, that cannot be removed through reasonable manual contact with sweeping or scraping equipment. Material left in the cremation chamber, after the completion of a cremation, that can be reasonably removed shall not be considered “residue.”

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 436, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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