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RCRA Online Number:14070
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: A mixture of spent lead shot and gunpowder may be ignitable. Discusses the regulatory status of lead shot. Discharge of ammunition or lead shot is in the normal and expected use pattern of the product and does not constitute hazardous waste disposal. Ammunition, rounds, expended cartridges, and unexploded bullets that fall to the ground are not discarded (SEE ALSO: 62 FR 6622; 2/12/97). Lead shot may be considered scrap metal, not spent material, and exempt from regulation when recycled. The exemption extends only to the lead shot portion of the waste.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.2, 261.6(a)(3), 261.21 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Characteristic Wastes; Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:5
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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