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Title:APPLICABILITY OF PERMITTING TO SPENT LEAD-ACID BATTERY RECYCLING
RCRA Online Number:11383
Date:11/28/1988
To:Norman
From:Cochran
Organization of Recipient:Industrial Safety and Health Consultants, Inc.
Description: Pieces of lead metal from batteries can be scrap metal. The exemption no longer applies if metal pieces are mixed with other wastes that are regulated. Wastes derived from spent materials are spent materials. Some lead-acid battery components are not solid wastes when reclaimed. Discussion of the regulatory status of reclaimed battery components. Discussion of the EPA analysis of the regulatory status of 16 materials from spent lead-acid battery recycling, including battery acid, plastic chips, metal battery pieces, and lead sulfates. Spent lead-acid battery components used to produce fertilizer are used in a manner constituting disposal. Fertilizer produced for the general public's use that meets land disposal restrictions (LDR) treatment standards is no longer subject to regulation (SEE ALSO: Part 273).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.1(c), 261.2(c)(1), 261.2(c)(3), 261.3(c)(2), 261.6(a)(2), 261.6(a)(3), 266.20, 266.80 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Batteries; Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Land Disposal Restrictions; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:9
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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