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Document Record Detail

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RCRA Online Number:14014
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: PCBs are not listed RCRA hazardous wastes. It is possible that PCBs will be present as incidental contaminants in a listed hazardous waste (e.g., solvent used to remove PCBs from transformers). Typically PCBs do not exhibit a characteristic. Wastes that are hazardous for TC waste codes D018-43 and contain PCBs are exempt under RCRA if regulated under TSCA. Waste containing PCBs and not qualifying for the Section 261.8 exemption is fully subject to RCRA. Land disposal restrictions has special standards for PCB wastes (California List) per Section 3004(d)(2)(D) and 3004(d)(2)(E) (SUPERSEDED: California list removed, see 62 FR 25997; 5/12/97).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.8, 261.20, 268.42(a) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Characteristic Wastes; Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Land Disposal Restrictions; Solvents
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:530-R-96-002I
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9441.1996(08)
Official OSW Policy:No


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