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Full Document:
Title:SCRAP METAL REMOVED FROM SPENT ALKALINE BATTERIES THAT ARE RECYCLED
RCRA Online Number:11184
Date:10/20/1986
To:Morford
From:Straus
Organization of Recipient:Stoel, Rives, Boley, Praser, and Wyse
Description: Zinc bar, nickel and cadmium plate, and steel scrap from batteries are scrap metal. Mixtures of scrap metal and non-scrap metal (lead oxide sludge) removed from a spent lead-acid battery are hazardous waste, not scrap metal. Scrap metal is exempt when it is recycled whether it is characteristic or not. Metal that contains only an oily film is still scrap metal (SEE ALSO: 261.4(a)(13) exclusion for processed scrap metal).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.1(c), 261.6(a)(3) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Batteries; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9441.1986(79)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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