Lawriter - OAC - 3745-273-14 Labeling or marking - standards for small quantity handlers of universal waste.

3745-273-14 Labeling or marking - standards for small quantity handlers of universal waste.

A small quantity handler of universal waste shall label or mark the universal waste to identify the type of universal waste as specified in this rule:

(A) Universal waste batteries (i.e., each battery), or a container in which the batteries are contained, shall be labeled or marked clearly with any of the following phrases: "Universal Waste - Batteries" or "Waste Batteries" or "Used Batteries."

(B) A container (or multiple container package unit), tank, or transport vehicle or vessel in which recalled universal waste pesticides as described in paragraph (A)(1) of rule 3745-273-03 of the Administrative Code are contained shall be labeled or marked clearly with both:

(1) The label that was on or accompanied the product as sold or distributed.

(2) The words "Universal Waste - Pesticides" or "Waste- Pesticides."

(C) A container, tank, or transport vehicle or vessel in which unused pesticide products as described in paragraph (A)(2) of rule 3745-273-03 of the Administrative Code are contained shall be labeled or marked clearly with both:

(1) Labeling.

(a) The label that was on the product when purchased, if still legible.

(b) If using the labels described in paragraph (C)(1)(a) of this rule is not feasible, the appropriate label as required under the department of transportation regulation 49 CFR Part 172.

(c) If using the labels described in paragraphs (C)(1)(a) and (C)(1)(b) of this rule is not feasible, another label prescribed or designated by the waste pesticide collection program administered by a state.

(2) The words "Universal Waste - Pesticides" or "Waste- Pesticides."

(D) Universal waste mercury-containing equipment and mercury-containing thermostats.

(1) Universal waste mercury-containing equipment (i.e., each device), or a container in which the equipment is contained, shall be labeled or marked clearly with any of the following phrases: "Universal Waste- Mercury-containing Equipment" or "Waste Mercury-Containing Equipment " or "Used Mercury-Containing Equipment."

(2) A universal waste mercury-containing thermostat or container containing only universal waste mercury-containing thermostats shall be labeled or marked clearly with any of the following phrases: "Universal Waste- Mercury Thermostats" or "Waste Mercury Thermostats" or "Used Mercury Thermostats."

(E) Each lamp or a container or package in which such lamps are contained shall be labeled or marked clearly with any of the following phrases: "Universal Waste- Lamps" or "Waste Lamps" or "Used Lamps."

(F) Each universal waste aerosol container, multiple aerosol container package, cabinet, or other unit in which the aerosol containers are accumulated shall be labeled with words that identify the contents of the unit (for example, universal waste aerosol containers, used aerosol containers, recyclable aerosol containers). This provision also applies to collection units used in universal waste satellite accumulation areas.

(G) Each container or tank of universal waste antifreeze used to accumulate antifreeze shall be labeled with words that identify the contents of the container or tank (for example, used antifreeze, spent antifreeze, UW antifreeze, recyclable antifreeze).

(H) Paint and paint-related wastes.

(1) Each container, tank, multiple container package or hopper in which universal waste paints are accumulated shall be labeled with words that identify the contents of the container, tank, multiple container package or hopper (for example, UW paint, paint waste or recyclable paint).

(2) Each container or tank in which universal paint-related wastes are accumulated shall be labeled to identify the contents of the container or tank (for example, paint-related universal waste, paint-related waste, paint wastes, paint rags, used paint stripper or used paint blast media).

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see rule 3745-50-11 of the Administrative Code titled "Incorporated by reference."]

Effective: 12/21/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 9/11/2017 and 12/21/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.12
Rule Amplifies: 3734.12
Prior Effective Dates: 09/02/1997, 12/07/2004, 9/5/2010