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Step 5

Documentation of the Non-Hazardous Determination

You have indicated that the solid waste is not a hazardous waste. There are no regulatory requirements to document your waste is non-hazardous however, Volume 81, No. 228 of the CFR (page 85753) states, ”… inspectors have the existing authority to require a generator to perform a waste determination during an inspection to support their finding that the waste of concern is not a hazardous waste if no documentation exists.”

If you choose, you may document the basis of your non-hazardous waste determination including any test results, material data sheets, process information, exclusions and any other supporting documentation.

Note: If this material is destined for processing and/or disposal in Tennessee, Special Waste Evaluation/Approval may be required.

Note: Other regulatory requirements could apply to this waste.

Disclaimer: The information provided by this matrix is not intended to be all inclusive and is subject to change. This matrix is not a substitute for evaluation of compliance in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. This information is not intended for, nor can it be relied upon, to create any rights, substantive or procedural, enforceable or useable by any party in litigation with the State of Tennessee or its employees. The State of Tennessee and its employees expressly disclaim any liability or responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from their use or for the violation of any law or regulation with which these notes may conflict.