PCB Disposal Requirements

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Appendix E
PCB Disposal
(40 CFR 761.60)

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) disposal requirements are presented here as guidance.

PCB or PCB-contaminated Items must be disposed of within one year from when the item is declared a waste or is no longer in service. PCB and PCB-contaminated Items stored for disposal must be stored in a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)-approved storage area and should be shipped to an approved disposal facility within nine months of removal from service. The disposal options for bulk PCBs and PCB Articles are given in Table E-1 and Table E-2.

PCB Material Mixed with RCRA Hazardous Waste

Where PCBs or PCB Items are mixed with, contained in, or contaminated with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste, disposal may also be subject to the RCRA land disposal restrictions.

PCB Material Mixed with Radioactive Waste

PCB or PCB Items that are contaminated with radioactive constituents are regulated by the Atomic Energy Act and applicable U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Orders as well as TSCA; therefore, disposal may also be subject to stricter requirements.

 

 

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