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RCRA Online Number:14634
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: Universal waste handlers may manage broken or damaged hazardous waste batteries as universal waste if the breakage or damage does not constitute a breach in the cell casing. Universal waste batteries are intended to be intact. Universal waste handlers must contain any universal waste battery that shows evidence of leakage, spillage, or damage that could cause leakage under reasonably foreseeable conditions in a container, which is closed, structurally sound, compatible with the battery's contents, and capable of enclosing potential releases (SEE ALSO: 60 FR 25492, 25522; 5/11/95). States may have additional or more stringent requirements.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 273.9, 273.13(a)(1), 273.13(a)(2), 273.33(a)(1), 273.33(a)(2) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Universal Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:1
EPA Publication Number:530-R-02-005i
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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