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  Table 1-1 Classification of Hazardous Wastes
         
   
Class
Description
Waste Number
A: Wastes with cyanide  
Wastes with cyanide Waste containing cyanide with a concentration >200 ppm in liquid waste
A101
B: Acid wastes  
Sulfuric acid Sulfuric acid with pH =< 2.0
B201
Hydrochloric acid Hydrochloric acid with pH =< 2.0
B202
Nitric acid Nitric acid with pH =< 2.0
B203
Phosphoric acid Phosphoric acid with pH =< 2.0
B204
Hydrofluoric acid Hydrofluoric acid with pH =< 2.0
B205
Mixture of sulfuric and
hydrochloric acid
Mixture of sulfuric and hydrochloric acid with pH =< 2.0
B206
Other inorganic acid Other inorganic acid with pH =< 2.0
B207
Organic acid Organic acid with pH =< 2.0
B208
Other acid wastes Acid wastes other than B201 to B208 with pH =< 2.0
B299
C: Alkali wastes  
Caustic soda Caustic soda with pH >= 12.5
C301
Potash Potash with pH >= 12.5
C302
Alkaline cleaners Alkaline cleaners with pH >= 12.5
C303
Ammonium hydroxide Ammonium hydroxide with pH >= 12.5
C304
Lime slurries Lime slurries with pH >= 12.5
C305
Other alkali wastes Alkali wastes other than C301 to C306 pH >=12.5
C399
D: Wastes with inorganic
chemicals
 
Selenium and its
compounds

Includes all wastes with a total Se concentration > 1.0 mg/L based on analysis of an extract
D401
Arsenic and its
compounds

Includes all wastes with a total As concentration > 5 mg/L based on analysis of an extract
D402
Barium and its
compounds

Includes all wastes with a total Ba concentration > 100 mg/L based on analysis of an extract
D403
Cadmium and its compounds Includes all wastes with a total Cd concentration > 5 mg/l based on analysis of an extract
D404
Chromium compounds Includes all wastes with a total Cr concentration > 5 mg/l based on analysis of an extract
D405
Lead compounds Includes all wastes with a total Pb concentration > 5 mg/l based on analysis of an extract
D406
Mercury and mercury
compounds

Includes all wastes with a total Hg concentration > 0.2 mg/l based on analysis of an extract. These also
includes organomercury compounds. Refer to CCO.
D407
Other wastes with
inorganic chemicals

Wastes containing the following chemicals:
- antimony and its compounds;
- beryllium and its compounds;
- metal carbonyls ;
- copper compounds;
- zinc compounds ;
- tellurium and its compounds;
- thallium and its compounds;
- inorganic fluorine compounds excluding calcium fluoride
D499
 
 
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