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RCRA Online Number:11342
Organization of Recipient:Standard Chlorine of Delaware, Inc.
Description: Persons may petition EPA to add new types of units to the industrial furnace definition. Distillation or fractionation column bottoms from the production of chlorobenzene (K085) are by-products. Discussion of by-product versus co-product. Bottoms that must be further processed before use are not co-products. EPA intends to designate all materials introduced into halogen acid furnaces (HAFs) as inherently waste-like. A chlorinated by-product reused as ingredient in chlorinated feedstocks and muriatic acid is not a solid waste (SW) if no burning, reclamation, disposal, or speculative accumulation is involved (SUPERSEDED: see 56 FR 7134; 2/21/91). A generator must be able to provide supporting documentation for exempt wastes. If a material is a SW depends on the disposition, or intended disposition, of the material. Discussion of the regulatory status of a gas-fired thermal oxidizer. Discussion of the status of an oxidation reactor burning chlorinated benzene process streams in titanium dioxide production depends on if material is burned for energy recovery or as ingredient in industrial product (SUPERSEDED: see Part 266, Subpart H). Burning waste in an incinerator is destruction subject to incinerator standards.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.10, 260.20, 261.1(c), 261.2(d), 261.2(e), 261.2(f), 261.32, 264.340, 265.340 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Burning; Boilers; Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Disposal; Generators; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Industrial Furnaces; large quantity generators (LQG); Treatment; TSDFs; industrial wastes; K-wastes; Petitions
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:5
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9441.1988(11)
Official OSW Policy:Yes


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