3745-51-10 Criteria for identifying the characteristics of hazardous waste.

The director shall identify and define a characteristic of hazardous waste in rules 3745-51-20 to 3745-51-24 of the Administrative Code only upon determining that:

(A) A waste that exhibits the characteristic may:

(1) Cause, or significantly contribute to, an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible illness; or

(2) Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when it is improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of or otherwise managed; and

(B) The characteristic can be:

(1) Measured by an available standardized test method which is reasonably within the capability of generators of waste or private sector laboratories that are available to serve generators of waste; or

(2) Reasonably detected by generators of waste through their knowledge of their wastes.

Eff 4-15-81; 5-22-81 (Emer.); 8-26-81 (Emer.); 12-2-81; 5-29-85 (Emer.); 8-29-85; 10-20-98
Rule promulgated under: RC Chapter 119.
Rule authorized by: RC 3734.12
Rule amplifies: RC 3734.12
119.032 review dates: Exempt