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Full Document:
Title:RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR OPINION ON SECTION 21 PETITION ON BATTERY DEPOSITS
RCRA Online Number:11756
Date:07/14/1993
To:Melone, HQ
From:Bussard
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: The toxicity characteristic (TC) is designed to identify wastes that may pose a risk to human health and the environment under a reasonable worst-case mismanagement scenario. Some spent batteries (battery) would fail the toxicity characteristic for lead (D008), cadmium (D006), and mercury (D009). Batteries may be eligible for the universal waste regulations. Batteries generated by households and conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) are generally exempt from Subtitle C regulation.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.4(b)(1), 261.5, 261.24, 273.1 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Characteristic Wastes; Exclusions (RCRA); Generators; Hazardous Waste; Household Hazardous Waste; Large Quantity Generators (LQG); Mercury Wastes; Toxicity Characteristic; Universal Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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