3745-279-61 Restrictions on burning off-specification used oil fuel.

(A) Off-specification used oil fuel must be burned for energy recovery only in the following devices:

(1) Industrial furnaces identified in rule 3745-50-10 of the Administrative Code;

(2) Boilers, as defined in rule 3745-50-10 of the Administrative Code, that are identified as follows:

(a) Industrial boilers located on the site of a facility engaged in a manufacturing process where substances are transformed into new products, including the component parts of products, by mechanical or chemical processes;

(b) Utility boilers used to produce electric power, steam, heated or cooled air, or other gases or fluids for sale; or

(c) Used oil-fired space heaters, provided that the burner meets the provisions of rule 3745-279-23 of the Administrative Code; or

(3) Hazardous waste incinerators subject to regulation under rules 3745-57-40 to 3745-57-51 or 3745-68-40 to 3745-68-52 of the Administrative Code.


(1) With the following exception, used oil burners must not process used oil unless they also comply with the requirements of rules 3745-279-50 to 3745-279-59 of the Administrative Code.

(2) Used oil burners may aggregate off-specification used oil with virgin oil or on-specification used oil for purposes of burning, but must not aggregate for purposes of producing on-specification used oil.

Eff 10-20-98; 12-7-04
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 3734.12
Rule amplifies: RC 3734.12 .
R.C. 119.032 review dates: Exempt