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Rule 3745-205-55 | Sampling connecting systems - equipment leaks.


(A) Each sampling connection system shall be equipped with a closed-purge, closed-loop, or closed-vent system. This system shall collect the sample purge for return to the process or for routing to the appropriate treatment system. Gases displaced during filling of the sample container are not required to be collected or captured.

(B) Each closed-purge, closed-loop, or closed-vent system as required in paragraph (A) of this rule shall meet one of the following requirements:

(1) Return the purged process fluid directly to the process line;

(2) Collect and recycle the purged process fluid; or

(3) Be designed and operated to capture and transport all the purged process fluid to a waste management unit that complies with the applicable requirements of rules 3745-205-84 to 3745-205-86 of the Administrative Code or a control device that complies with the requirements of rule 3745-205-60 of the Administrative Code.

(C) In-situ sampling systems and sampling systems without purges are exempt from the requirements of paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule.

Last updated June 12, 2023 at 9:28 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3734.12
Amplifies: 3734.12
Five Year Review Date: