3745-51-22 Characteristic of corrosivity.

(A) A waste exhibits the characteristic of corrosivity if a representative sample of the waste has either of the following properties:

(1) It is aqueous and has a pH less than or equal to two or greater than or equal to 12.5, as determined by a pH meter using method 9040C in "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods" U.S. EPA publication SW-846.

(2) It is a liquid and corrodes steel (SAE 1020) at a rate greater than 6.35 mm ( 0.250 inch) per year at a test temperature of fifty-five degrees C (one hundred thirty degrees F) as determined by method 1110A in "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods" U.S. EPA publication SW-846.

(B) A waste that exhibits the characteristic of corrosivity has the EPA hazardous waste number of D002.

[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: 02/16/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: Exempt
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.12
Rule Amplifies: 3734.12
Prior Effective Dates: 04/15/1981, 05/22/1981 (Emer.), 08/26/1981 (Emer.), 12/02/1981, 05/29/1985 (Emer.), 08/29/1985, 02/11/1992, 09/02/1997, 12/07/2004