Frequent Questions

What RCRA hazardous wastes are classified as "acute" hazardous wastes?

Hazardous wastes listed in accordance with the criteria in 40 CFR Section 261.11(a)(2) Exit EPA are designated as "acute" hazardous wastes. Acute hazardous wastes are assigned the hazard code (H) (Section 261.30 Exit EPA). Specifically, a waste is classified as an acute hazardous waste if it is any P-listed waste (Section 261.33 Exit EPA) or one of the following F-listed wastes: F020, F021, F022, F023, F026, and F027 (Section 261.31 Exit EPA).

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