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PDFWAC 173-303-190

Preparing dangerous waste for transport.

The generator must fulfill the following requirements before transporting off-site or offering for off-site transport any dangerous waste.
(1) Packaging. The generator must package all dangerous waste for transport in accordance with United States DOT regulations on packaging, 49 C.F.R. Parts 173, 178, and 179.
(2) Labeling. The generator must label each package in accordance with United States DOT regulations, 49 C.F.R. Part 172.
(3) Marking. The generator must:
(a) Mark each package of dangerous waste in accordance with the applicable United States DOT regulations on hazardous materials under 49 C.F.R. Part 172; and
(b) Mark each container of one hundred nineteen gallons or less of dangerous waste used in such transportation with the following, or equivalent words and information in accordance with 49 C.F.R. 172.304:
HAZARDOUS WASTE - State and federal law prohibits improper disposal. If found, contact the nearest police or public safety authority, and the Washington state department of ecology or the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Generator's Name and Address
. . . .
. . . .
. . . .
Generator's EPA Identification Number
Manifest Tracking Number
Dangerous Waste Number(s)
. . . .
(4) Placarding. The generator must placard, or offer the initial transporter the appropriate placards according to United States DOT regulations for hazardous materials under 49 C.F.R. Part 172, Subpart F.
(5) State-only dangerous waste that is not regulated as a hazardous waste under 40 C.F.R. Part 261 or as a hazardous material under 49 C.F.R. must fulfill the following requirements before transport:
(a) Package in a nonleaking, nonsievable container or in a package that is equivalent to the manufacturing and testing specifications for packagings and containers of 49 C.F.R. Parts 173, 178 and 179.
(b) Mark each package containing one thousand gallons or less with the following:
(i) Washington State Dangerous Waste-State law prohibits improper disposal. If found, contact the nearest police or public safety authority, and the Washington State Department of Ecology. The generator's name and address and manifest number must also be included; and
(ii) The state shipping description as described in WAC 173-303-180(6).
(c) Use of any other markings for a state-only dangerous waste is prohibited.
(6) State-only dangerous waste that is also regulated as a hazardous material under 49 C.F.R. must be packaged, labeled and marked in accordance with WAC 173-303-190 (1), (2), (3) and (5)(b)(i).
(7) A generator may use a nationally recognized electronic system, such as bar coding, to identify the dangerous waste number(s) as required in subsections (3)(b) and (8) of this section.
(8) Lab packs that will be incinerated in compliance with 40 C.F.R. Part 268.42(c) as incorporated by reference in WAC 173-303-140(2) are not required to be marked with dangerous waste number(s), except D004, D005, D006, D007, D008, D010, and D011, where applicable.
(9) Liquids in landfills prohibition. The placement of bulk or noncontainerized liquid dangerous waste or dangerous waste containing free liquids (whether or not sorbents have been added) in any landfill is prohibited. Prior to disposal liquids must meet additional requirements of WAC 173-303-140 (4)(b).
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.105, 70.105D RCW and RCRA. WSR 19-04-038 (Order 16-03), § 173-303-190, filed 1/28/19, effective 4/28/19. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105 RCW. WSR 15-01-123 (Order 13-07), § 173-303-190, filed 12/18/14, effective 1/18/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.105 and 70.105D RCW. WSR 09-14-105 (Order 07-12), § 173-303-190, filed 6/30/09, effective 7/31/09. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.105, 70.105D, and 15.54 RCW and RCW 70.105.007. WSR 04-24-065 (Order 03-10), § 173-303-190, filed 11/30/04, effective 1/1/05; WSR 00-11-040 (Order 99-01), § 173-303-190, filed 5/10/00, effective 6/10/00. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.105 and 70.105D RCW. WSR 95-22-008 (Order 94-30), § 173-303-190, filed 10/19/95, effective 11/19/95. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105 RCW. WSR 84-09-088 (Order DE 83-36), § 173-303-190, filed 4/18/84. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105 RCW and RCW 70.95.260. WSR 82-05-023 (Order DE 81-33), § 173-303-190, filed 2/10/82.]
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