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Full Document:
Title:EXCLUSION FOR REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE RESIDUES FROM TREATMENT AND DESTRUCTION PROCESSES
RCRA Online Number:11505
Date:04/12/1990
To:Manzano
From:Petruska
Organization of Recipient:Abbott Puerto Rico Operations
Description: Autoclaving is treatment, not destruction. Discarded test kits from QA/QC procedures with biologicals or body fluids are medical waste (MW). Almost all cultures/stocks from a medical or pathological lab are regulated MW. Infectious agents include some Center for Disease Control (CDC) etiological agents (SUPERSEDED: see 60 FR 33912; 6/29/95).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 259.1 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Medical Waste; Special Wastes; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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