NR 661.0004(6)(i)6. 6. When each treatability study was conducted.
NR 661.0004(6)(i)7. 7. The final disposition of residues and unused sample from each treatability study.
NR 661.0004(6)(j) (j) The facility determines whether any unused sample or residues generated by the treatability study are hazardous waste under s. NR 661.0003 and, if so, are subject to chs. NR 661 to 670, unless the residues and unused samples are returned to the sample originator under the sub. (5) exemption.
NR 661.0004(6)(k) (k) The facility notifies the department by letter when the facility is no longer planning to conduct any treatability studies at the site.
NR 661.0004(10) (10)Airbag waste.
NR 661.0004(10)(a)(a) Airbag waste at the airbag waste handler or during transport to an airbag waste collection facility or designated facility is not subject to regulation under chs. NR 662 to 668 or ch. NR 670, and is not subject to the notification requirements under s. NR 660.07 provided all of the following are met:
NR 661.0004(10)(a)1. 1. The airbag waste is accumulated in a quantity of no more than 250 airbag modules or airbag inflators, for no longer than 180 days.
NR 661.0004(10)(a)2. 2. The airbag waste is packaged in a container designed to address the risk posed by the airbag waste and labeled “Airbag Waste-Do Not Reuse.
NR 661.0004(10)(a)3. 3. The airbag waste is sent directly to one of the following facilities:
NR 661.0004(10)(a)3.a. a. An airbag waste collection facility in the United States under the control of a vehicle manufacturer or its authorized representative, or under the control of an authorized party administering a remedy program in response to a recall under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
NR 661.0004(10)(a)3.b. b. A designated facility as defined in s. NR 660.10 (21).
NR 661.0004(10)(a)4. 4. The transport of the airbag waste complies with all applicable U.S. Department of Transportation regulations under 49 CFR parts 171 to 180 during transit.
NR 661.0004(10)(a)5. 5. The airbag waste handler maintains at the handler facility, for no less than 3 years, records of all off-site shipments of airbag waste and all confirmations of receipt from the receiving facility. For each shipment, these records shall, at a minimum, contain the name of the transporter and date of the shipment; name and address of receiving facility; and the type and quantity of airbag waste in the shipment. Confirmations of receipt shall include the name and address of the receiving facility; the type and quantity of the airbag waste received; and the date on which it was received. Shipping records and confirmations of receipt shall be made available for inspection and may be satisfied by routine business records, such as electronic or paper financial records, bills of lading, copies of DOT shipping papers, or electronic confirmations of receipt.
NR 661.0004(10)(b) (b) Once the airbag waste arrives at an airbag waste collection facility or designated facility, it becomes subject to all applicable hazardous waste regulations, and the facility receiving airbag waste is considered the hazardous waste generator for the purposes of the hazardous waste regulations and shall comply with the requirements under ch. NR 662.
NR 661.0004(10)(c) (c) Reuse in vehicles of defective airbag modules or defective airbag inflators subject to a recall under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considered sham recycling and prohibited under s. NR 661.0002 (7).
NR 661.0004 History History: CR 19-082: cr. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20; correction in (2) (d) 2. a. to h., (6) (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., and correction in (1) (h) (intro.), (j), (L) 1., (q) 4. a., 6., (u) 3. (intro.), (w) 1. a. to c., 2. a., (x) 2., 5. a. to c., (y) 1. b., (z) 6., (za) 4., 6. b., e., f., (2) (d) 2. a. to h., (f) 1. (intro.), 2. e., f., (g) 1., 2. (intro.), 3. (intro.) (4) (a) (intro.), (5) (a) (intro.), (c) 3. (intro.), (6) (intro.), (10) (a) 4. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register August 2020 No. 776; correction in (5) (a) (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., and renum. (5) (c) 4. to (5) (d) under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register April 2021 No. 784.
NR 661.0006 NR 661.0006Requirements for recyclable materials.
NR 661.0006(1)(a) (a) Except for the materials listed in pars. (b) and (c), hazardous wastes that are recycled are subject to the requirements for generators, transporters, and storage facilities under subs. (2) and (3). Hazardous wastes that are recycled will be known as “recyclable materials.”
NR 661.0006(1)(b) (b) The following recyclable materials are not subject to the requirements of this section but are regulated under subchs. C to N of ch. NR 666 and all applicable provisions in chs. NR 668 and 670:
NR 661.0006(1)(b)1. 1. Recyclable materials used in a manner constituting disposal, as specified in subch. C of ch. NR 666.
NR 661.0006(1)(b)2. 2. Hazardous wastes burned, as defined in s. NR 666.100 (1), in boilers and industrial furnaces that are not regulated under subch. O of ch. NR 664, subch. O of ch. NR 665, or subch. H of ch. NR 666.
NR 661.0006(1)(b)3. 3. Recyclable materials from which precious metals are reclaimed as specified in subch. F of ch. NR 666.
NR 661.0006(1)(b)4. 4. Spent lead-acid batteries that are being reclaimed, as specified in subch. G of ch. NR 666.
NR 661.0006(1)(c) (c) The following recyclable materials are not subject to regulation under chs. NR 662 to 670, and are not subject to the notification requirements specified in s. NR 660.07:
NR 661.0006(1)(c)1. 1. Industrial ethyl alcohol that is reclaimed, except that exports and imports of such recyclable materials shall comply with the requirements under subch. H of ch. NR 662 and all of the following:
NR 661.0006(1)(c)1.a. a. A person initiating a shipment for reclamation in a foreign country, and any intermediary arranging for the shipment, shall comply with the requirements applicable to a primary exporter in s. NR 662.083 (7) and (9), shall export such materials only upon consent of the receiving country and in conformance with the EPA acknowledgment of consent, as defined in subch. H of ch. NR 662, and shall provide a copy of the EPA acknowledgment of consent to the shipment to the transporter transporting the shipment for export.
NR 661.0006(1)(c)1.b. b. A transporter transporting a shipment for export may not accept a shipment if the transporter knows the shipment does not conform to the EPA acknowledgment of consent. The transporter shall ensure that a copy of the EPA acknowledgment of consent accompanies the shipment and shall ensure that it is delivered to the facility designated by the person initiating the shipment.
NR 661.0006(1)(c)2. 2. Scrap metal that is not excluded under s. NR 661.0004 (1) (m).
NR 661.0006(1)(c)3. 3. Fuels produced from the refining of oil-bearing hazardous waste along with normal process streams at a petroleum refining facility if such wastes result from normal petroleum refining, production, and transportation practices. This exemption does not apply to fuels produced from oil recovered from oil-bearing hazardous waste, where such recovered oil is already excluded under s. NR 661.0004 (1) (L).
NR 661.0006(1)(c)4. 4. Hazardous waste fuel produced from oil-bearing hazardous wastes from petroleum refining, production, or transportation practices, or produced from oil reclaimed from such hazardous wastes, where such hazardous wastes are reintroduced into a process that does not use distillation or does not produce products from crude oil so long as the resulting fuel meets the used oil specification under s. NR 679.11 and so long as no other hazardous wastes are used to produce the hazardous waste fuel.
NR 661.0006(1)(c)5. 5. Hazardous waste fuel produced from oil-bearing hazardous waste from petroleum refining production and transportation practices, where such hazardous wastes are reintroduced into a refining process after a point at which contaminants are removed, so long as the fuel meets the used oil fuel specification under s. NR 679.11.
NR 661.0006(1)(c)6. 6. Oil reclaimed from oil-bearing hazardous wastes from petroleum refining, production, and transportation practices, in which reclaimed oil is burned as a fuel without reintroduction to a refining process, so long as the reclaimed oil meets the used oil fuel specification under s. NR 679.11.
NR 661.0006(1)(d) (d) Used oil that is recycled and is also a hazardous waste solely because it exhibits a hazardous characteristic is not subject to the requirements under chs. NR 660 to 668, but is regulated under ch. NR 679. Used oil that is recycled includes any used oil that is reused, following its original use, for any purpose, including the purpose for which the oil was originally used. This includes oil which is re-refined, reclaimed, burned for energy recovery, or reprocessed.
NR 661.0006(1)(e) (e) Hazardous waste that is exported or imported for purpose of recovery is subject to the requirements under subch. H of ch. NR 662.
NR 661.0006(2) (2) Except as provided in sub. (1), generators and transporters of recyclable materials are subject to the applicable requirements specified in chs. NR 662 and 663 and the notification requirements under s. NR 660.07.
NR 661.0006(3)(a) (a) Except as provided in sub. (1), owners and operators of facilities that store recyclable materials before they are recycled are regulated under all applicable provisions of subchs. A to L, AA, BB, and CC of chs. NR 664 and 665, and under chs. NR 666 to 670, and the notification requirements under s. NR 660.07. Except as provided in sub. (4), the recycling process itself is exempt from regulation.
NR 661.0006(3)(b) (b) Except as provided in sub. (1), owners or operators of facilities that recycle recyclable materials without storing them before they are recycled are subject to all of the following requirements:
NR 661.0006(3)(b)1. 1. Notification requirements under ss. NR 660.07.
NR 661.0006(3)(b)2. 2. Sections NR 665.0071 and 665.0072 dealing with the use of the manifest and manifest discrepancies.
NR 661.0006(3)(b)3. 3. Subsection (4).
NR 661.0006(3)(b)4. 4. Section NR 665.0075 dealing with the annual reporting requirements.
NR 661.0006(4) (4) Owners or operators of facilities subject to s. 291.25, Stats., licensing requirements with hazardous waste management units that recycle hazardous wastes, are subject to the requirements specified in subchs. AA and BB of ch. NR 664 or subchs. AA and BB of ch. NR 665 or ch. NR 667.
NR 661.0006 History History: CR 19-082: cr. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20; correction in (1) (b) 2., (c) 1. a., (3) (a), (4) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register August 2020 No. 776; correction in (1) (c) 1. a., (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., and correction in (3) (b) 2., 4., made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register April 2021 No. 784.
NR 661.0007 NR 661.0007Residues of hazardous waste in empty containers.
NR 661.0007(1)(a) (a) Any hazardous waste remaining in either an empty container or an inner liner removed from an empty container, as defined in sub. (2), is not subject to regulation under chs. NR 661 to 670, or to the notification requirements under s. NR 660.07.
NR 661.0007(1)(b) (b) Any hazardous waste in either a container that is not empty or an inner liner removed from a container that is not empty, as defined in sub. (2), is subject to regulation under chs. NR 661 to 670 and to the notification requirements under s. NR 670.007.
NR 661.0007(2)(a) (a) A container or an inner liner removed from a container that has held any hazardous waste, except a waste that is a compressed gas or that is identified as an acute hazardous waste listed in s. NR 661.0031 or 661.0033 (5), is empty if subd. 1. is met and either subds. 2. or 3. are met:
NR 661.0007(2)(a)1. 1. All wastes have been removed that can be removed using the practices commonly employed to remove materials from that type of container, such as pouring, pumping, and aspirating.
NR 661.0007(2)(a)2. 2. No more than 2.5 centimeters, or one inch, of residue remain on the bottom of the container or inner liner.
NR 661.0007(2)(a)3. 3. One of the following:
NR 661.0007(2)(a)3.a. a. No more than 3 percent by weight of the total capacity of the container remains in the container or inner liner if the container is less than or equal to 119 gallons in size.
NR 661.0007(2)(a)3.b. b. No more than 0.3 percent by weight of the total capacity of the container remains in the container or inner liner if the container is greater than 119 gallons in size.
NR 661.0007(2)(b) (b) A container that has held a hazardous waste that is a compressed gas is empty when the pressure in the container approaches atmospheric pressure.
NR 661.0007(2)(c) (c) A container or an inner liner removed from a container that has held an acute hazardous waste listed in s. NR 661.0031 or 661.0033 (5) is empty if any of the following are met:
NR 661.0007(2)(c)1. 1. The container or inner liner has been triple rinsed using a solvent capable of removing the commercial chemical product or manufacturing chemical intermediate.
NR 661.0007(2)(c)2. 2. The container or inner liner has been cleaned by another method that has been shown in the scientific literature, or by tests conducted by the generator, to achieve equivalent removal.
NR 661.0007(2)(c)3. 3. In the case of a container, the inner liner that prevented contact of the commercial chemical product or manufacturing chemical intermediate with the container, has been removed.
NR 661.0007(3) (3) Except as provided under s. NR 666.507 (3) and (4), containers of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals are subject to s. NR 666.507 for determining when they are considered empty, in lieu of this section.
NR 661.0007 History History: CR 19-082: cr. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20; correction in (2) (a) (intro.) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register August 2020 No. 776; correction in (1) (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register April 2021 No. 784.
NR 661.0008 NR 661.0008PCB wastes regulated under Toxic Substance Control Act. The disposal of PCB-containing dielectric fluid and electric equipment containing such fluid authorized for use and regulated under 40 CFR part 761 and that are hazardous only because they fail the test for the Toxicity Characteristic for hazardous waste codes D018 to D043 are exempt from regulation under chs. NR 661 to 665, 668 and 670, and the notification requirements under s. NR 660.07.
NR 661.0008 History History: CR 19-082: cr. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20.
NR 661.0009 NR 661.0009Requirements for universal waste, universal waste handlers, and universal waste transporters. Except as specified in ch. NR 673, the wastes listed in this section are exempt from regulation under chs. NR 662 to 667 and 670 and ss. NR 668.07 and 668.50 and, therefore, are not fully regulated as hazardous waste. The wastes listed in this section are subject to regulation under ch. NR 673:
NR 661.0009(1) (1) Batteries as described in s. NR 673.02.
NR 661.0009(2) (2) Pesticides as described in s. NR 673.03.
NR 661.0009(3) (3) Mercury-containing equipment as described in s. NR 673.04.
NR 661.0009(4) (4) Lamps as described in s. NR 673.05.
NR 661.0009 Note Note: The additional language used in this section clarifies that LDR treatment standards apply to universal waste. This language is not more stringent than 40 CFR 261.9.
NR 661.0009 History History: CR 19-082: cr. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20; correction in (intro.) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register August 2020 No. 776; correction in (intro.) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register April 2021 No. 784.
subch. B of ch. NR 661 Subchapter B —Criteria for Identifying the Characteristics of Hazardous Waste and for Listing Hazardous Waste
NR 661.0010 NR 661.0010Criteria for identifying the characteristics of hazardous waste.
NR 661.0010(1)(1)The department shall identify and define a characteristic of hazardous waste under subch. C only upon determining that all of the following are met:
NR 661.0010(1)(a) (a) A solid waste that exhibits the characteristic may do any of the following:
NR 661.0010(1)(a)1. 1. Cause, or significantly contribute to, an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness.
NR 661.0010(1)(a)2. 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.
NR 661.0010(1)(b) (b) The characteristic can be any of the following:
NR 661.0010(1)(b)1. 1. Measured by an available standardized test method which is reasonably within the capability of generators of solid waste or private sector laboratories that are available to serve generators of solid waste.
NR 661.0010(1)(b)2. 2. Reasonably detected by generators of solid waste through their knowledge of their waste.
NR 661.0010 History History: CR 19-082: cr. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20.
NR 661.0011 NR 661.0011Criteria for listing hazardous waste.
NR 661.0011(1)(1)The department shall list a solid waste as a hazardous waste only upon determining that the solid waste meets one of the following criteria:
NR 661.0011(1)(a) (a) It exhibits any of the characteristics of hazardous waste identified in subch. C.
NR 661.0011(1)(b) (b) It has been found to be fatal to humans in low doses or, in the absence of data on human toxicity, it has been shown in studies to have an oral LD 50 toxicity measured in rats of less than 50 milligrams per kilogram, an inhalation LC 50 toxicity measured in rats of less than 2 milligrams per liter, or a dermal LD 50 toxicity in rabbits of less than 200 milligrams per kilogram or is otherwise capable of causing or significantly contributing to an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness. Waste listed in accordance with these criteria will be designated acute hazardous waste.
NR 661.0011(1)(c) (c) It contains any of the toxic constituents listed in ch. NR 661 Appendix VIII and, after considering the following factors, the department concludes that the waste is capable of posing a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed of, or otherwise managed:
NR 661.0011(1)(c)1. 1. The nature of the toxicity presented by the constituent.
NR 661.0011(1)(c)2. 2. The concentration of the constituent in the waste.
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