Lawriter - OAC - 3745-273-15 Accumulation time limits- standards for small quantity handlers of universal waste.

3745-273-15 Accumulation time limits- standards for small quantity handlers of universal waste.

(A) A small quantity handler of universal waste may accumulate universal waste for no longer than one year from the date the universal waste is generated, or received from another handler, or, for handlers of aerosol containers, from the date the aerosol containers are moved from the universal waste satellite accumulation area to a specified accumulation area or received at the facility, unless the requirements of paragraph (B) of this rule are met.

(B) A small quantity handler of universal waste may accumulate universal waste for longer than one year from the date the universal waste is generated, or received from another handler, or, for handlers of aerosol containers, from the date the aerosol containers are moved from the universal waste satellite accumulation area to a specified accumulation area or received at the facility, if such activity is solely for the purpose of accumulation of such quantities of universal waste as necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal. However, the handler bears the burden of proving that such activity is solely for the purpose of accumulation of such quantities of universal waste as necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal.

(C) A small quantity handler of universal waste who accumulates universal waste shall be able to demonstrate the length of time that the universal waste has been accumulated from the date the universal waste becomes a waste or is received at the facility or, regarding aerosol containers, from the time the containers are placed in the specified accumulation area or received at the facility. The handler may make this demonstration by any of the following methods:

(1) Placing the universal waste in a container and marking or labeling the container with the earliest date that any universal waste in the container became a waste or was received.

(2) Marking or labeling each individual item of universal waste (e.g., each battery or thermostat) with the date it became a waste or was received.

(3) Maintaining an inventory system on-site that identifies the date each universal waste became a waste or was received.

(4) Maintaining an inventory system on-site that identifies the earliest date that any universal waste in a group of universal waste items or a group of containers of universal waste became a waste or was received.

(5) Placing the universal waste in a specific accumulation area and identifying the earliest date that any universal waste in the area became a waste or was received.

(6) Any other method which clearly demonstrates the length of time that the universal waste has been accumulated from the date the universal waste becomes a waste or is received.

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: 9/2/1997