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Full Document:
Title:PROPER DISPOSAL OF OLD MEDICATIONS
RCRA Online Number:13432
Date:11/28/1990
To:Wilson
From:Petruska
Organization of Recipient:Family Home Care
Description: Household medications may be classified as household hazardous wastes and exempt from Subtitle C regulation. Disposal to the publicly owned treatment works (POTW) may be appropriate for household hazardous waste and is excluded via domestic sewage exclusion. [SUPERCEDED: EPA generally considers sewer disposal inadvisable for pharmaceuticals and discourages this practice, unless specifically required by the label (73 FR 73525).]
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.4(a)(1), 261.4(b)(1) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Disposal; Exclusions (RCRA); Hazardous Waste; Household Hazardous Waste; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9574.1990(01)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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