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Rule 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 the waste is improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed 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 knowledge of the wastes.

Last updated September 29, 2021 at 8:42 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3734.12
Amplifies: 3734.12
Five Year Review Date: 6/26/2021
Prior Effective Dates: 4/15/1981, 5/22/1981 (Emer.), 8/26/1981 (Emer.), 12/2/1981, 5/29/1985 (Emer.), 8/29/1985, 10/20/1998, 10/31/2015