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RCRA Online Number:11340
Organization of Recipient:U.S. Navy
Description: Discarded paint, residues (scrubber water) with a solvent ingredient are not F-listed, but may be characteristic. Paint stripper is a solvent use. A sludge from metal cleaning wastewater associated with electroplating is F006. Routine cleaning, stripping not normally associated with electroplating. The purpose of cleaning, not the location, determines if associated. Metal stripping is part of electroplating. Stripped paint waste listed solely for a characteristic (F003) mixed with a solid waste is hazardous only if it is characteristic (SEE ALSO: 66 FR 27266; 5/16/01). Discussion of mixture rule wastewater exclusions (SEE: 261.3(a)(2)(iv)). F007-F009 are for cyanide electroplating solutions or where cyanides are used in the process. A spent stripping bath itself might also be F001-F005. The scale and size of aluminum chemical conversion coating operation does not affect F019.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.3(a)(2), 261.21, 261.24, 261.31 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Characteristic Wastes; F-wastes; Hazardous Waste; Industrial Wastes; Solvents; Toxicity Characteristic
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:8
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:Yes


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