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Rule 3745-55-77 | Special requirements for incompatible wastes.


(A) Incompatible wastes, or incompatible wastes and materials (see the appendix to rule 3745-55-99 of the Administrative Code for examples), shall not be placed in the same container, unless paragraph (B) of rule 3745-54-17 of the Administrative Code is complied with.

(B) Hazardous waste shall not be placed in an unwashed container that previously held an incompatible waste or material.

[Comment: As required by rule 3745-54-13 of the Administrative Code, the waste analysis plan shall include analyses needed to comply with this rule. Also, paragraph (C) of rule 3745-54-17 of the Administrative Code requires wastes analyses, trial tests, or other documentation to assure compliance with paragraph (B) of rule 3745-54-17 of the Administrative Code. As required by rule 3745-54-73 of the Administrative Code, the owner or operator shall place the results of each waste analysis and trial test, and any documented information, in the operating record of the facility.]

(C) A storage container holding a hazardous waste that is incompatible with any waste or other materials stored nearby in other containers, piles, open tanks, or surface impoundments shall be separated from the other materials or protected from them by means of a dike, berm, wall, or other device.

[Comment: The purpose of this rule is to prevent fires, explosions, gaseous emission, leaching, or other discharge of hazardous waste or hazardous waste constituents which could result from the mixing of incompatible wastes or materials if containers break or leak.]

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Prior Effective Dates: 1/7/1983