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Title:USE OF WASTE LEATHER TRIMMINGS IN THE MANUFACTURE OF ABSORBED MATERIALS
RCRA Online Number:14025
Date:06/11/1996
To:Gallo
From:Shapiro
Organization of Recipient:Michael, Best and Friedrich
Description: Waste leather trimmings used to manufacture adsorbent product are not eligible for the Section 261.2(e) use/reuse exemption if they are used in a manner constituting disposal. Leather trimmings (and products containing these trimmings) that only exhibit a characteristic for chromium are exempt from hazardous waste regulation under the trivalent chromium exclusion, even when placed on the land. The section 261.4(b)(6) exclusion does not extend to a mixture of sorbent with spilled material (i.e., adsorbent-waste mixture must be evaluated as a newly-generated waste). Shredding and grinding leather trimmings in order to attain a required particle size is not reclamation.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.1(c)(4), 261.2(e), 261.4(b)(6) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Disposal; Exclusions (RCRA); Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9441.1996(04)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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