Approved Disposal Procedures
EHS has reviewed and approved the following procedures for disposing of unwanted material from laboratories.
|Materials covered||Disposal outcome||Important notes||Disposal procedure|
|Empty containers||Refuse||Not applicable to compressed gases, liquefied gases, aerosol cans, pressurized liquid dispensing containers, and otherwise regulated materials such as biological waste and radioactive waste||Disposal of empty containers from laboratories|
|Radioactive waste||Manage through EHS||Radioactive wastes as described by sublicense or otherwise must be managed according to the Radiation Safety Manual and EHS rules|
|Biomedical waste||Manage through EHS||Biomedical wastes including liquids and solids can be managed through off-site treatment and disposal, but must also comply with deactivation requirements in appropved protocols and MUAs|
|Controlled substances||Registrant destroys, then manages Unwanted Materials through EHS||EHS does not directly handle controlled substances, however it does provide technical assistance in the Registrant-initiated destruction of controlled substances, and it does dispose of the waste products of destruction||
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