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RCRA Online Number:11348
To:Wayland, HQ
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: CCPs (pesticides) must be discarded or intended for discard to be P- or U-listed hazardous waste. Materials are "discarded" when abandoned, applied to the land, or used to produce a fuel. Products containing small amounts of other chemicals as manufacturing impurities still have a sole ingredient. There is no percentage cutoff for active ingredient. An active ingredient performs the function of a product. Fillers, carriers, and propellants are not active ingredients. Chlordane product (U036) that contains small amount of heptachlor (P059 if CCP) has only one active ingredient (chlordane) because heptachlor is a manufacturing impurity. Technical grade means all commercial grades of chemical. There is no exact criteria define technical grade. Product purity varies from compound to compound.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.2(a), 261.2(b), 261.33(d), 261.33(e), 261.33(f) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Burning; Chemicals (RCRA); Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste; P-wastes; U-wastes
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:6
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9444.1988(10)
Official OSW Policy:Yes


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