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Document ID (ISN)100656
CIS number 02-1534
ISSN - Serial title Diario Oficial de la Federación
Year 2003
Convention or series no. NOM-087-ECOL-SSA1-2002
Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales
Title Official Mexican Standard - Environmental Protection - Environmental Health - Dangerous Biologically Infectious Residues - Classification and Specifications for Handling [Mexico]
Original title Norma Oficial Mexicana - Protección ambiental - Salud ambiental - Residuos peligrosos biológico-infecciosos - Clasificación y especificaciones de manejo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 17 Feb. 2003, Vol.DXCIII, No.10, p.10-20. Illus. 42 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This standard was emitted in accordance with the provisions of the General law on ecological balance and environmental protection. Contents: definitions and terminology; classification of biologically dangerous infectious residues; classification of establishments generating biologically dangerous infectious residues; handling of such residues. The previous standard on the same subject (NOM-087-ECOL-1995) is repealed.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; biological hazards; infectious diseases; Mexico
Descriptors (secondary) standard; classification
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceMexico
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Waste collection and disposal
Biological hazards