Contamination Law and Legal Definition

“Contamination connotes a condition of impurity resulting from mixture or contact with a foreign substance. It is the state of being contaminated; an impurity; that which contaminates; to make inferior or impure by mixture; an impairment of purity; loss of purity resulting from mixture or contact.” [American Casualty Co. v. Myrick, 304 F.2d 179, 183 (5th Cir. Tex. 1962)]