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Document ID (ISN)29667
CIS number 78-1320
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Disposal and marking.
Bibliographic information 17 Feb. 1978, Vol.43, No.34, p.7150-7164. Illus. 95 ref.
Abstract These new regulations (entry into force: 18 Apr. 1978), dated 8 Feb. 1978, apply to the manufacture, processing, distribution, use or disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). They establish procedures, methods and other requirements for disposal, storage and marking of PCBs. Sections refer to: definitions; disposal of PCBs; marking of PCBs. Annexes deal with incineration; chemical waste landfills; storage and disposal; decontamination; marking formats; and records and monitoring. The regulations are preceded by explanations of the final text.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; labelling; polychlorinated biphenyls; USA
Descriptors (secondary) chemical industry; storage; law; warning notices; safety service records; decontamination
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Waste collection and disposal