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§ 66264.17. General Requirements for Ignitable, Reactive, or Incompatible Wastes.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 4.5. Environmental Health Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste
Chapter 14. Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Transfer, Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
Article 2. General Facility Standards
22 CCR § 66264.17
§ 66264.17. General Requirements for Ignitable, Reactive, or Incompatible Wastes.
(a) The owner or operator shall take precautions to prevent accidental ignition or reaction of ignitable or reactive waste. This waste shall be separated and protected from sources of ignition or reaction including but not limited to: open flames, smoking, cutting and welding, hot surfaces, frictional heat, sparks (static, electrical, or mechanical), spontaneous ignition (e.g., from heat-producing chemical reactions), and radiant heat. While ignitable or reactive waste is being handled, the owner or operator shall confine smoking and open flame to specially designated locations. “No Smoking” signs shall be conspicuously placed wherever there is a hazard from ignitable or reactive waste.
(b) Where specifically required by other sections of this chapter, the owner or operator of a facility that transfers, treats, stores or disposes ignitable or reactive waste, or mixes incompatible waste or incompatible wastes and other materials, shall take precautions to prevent reactions which:
(1) generate extreme heat or pressure, fire or explosions, or violent reactions;
(2) produce uncontrolled toxic mists, fumes, dusts, or gases in sufficient quantities to threaten human health or the environment;
(3) produce uncontrolled flammable fumes or gases in sufficient quantities to pose a risk of fire or explosions;
(4) damage the structural integrity of the device or facility;
(5) through other like means threaten human health or the environment.
(c) When required to comply with subsection (a) or (b) of this section, the owner or operator shall document that compliance. This documentation may be based on references to published scientific or engineering literature, data from trial tests (e.g., bench scale or pilot scale tests), waste analyses (as specified in section 66264.13), or the results of the treatment of similar wastes by similar treatment processes and under similar operating conditions.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208, 25150 and 25159, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25159 and 25159.5, Health and Safety Code; 40 CFR Section 264.17.
1. New section filed 5-24-91; effective 7-1-91 (Register 91, No. 22).
This database is current through 11/19/21 Register 2021, No. 47
22 CCR § 66264.17, 22 CA ADC § 66264.17
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