Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Sandia Research Laboratories

Summary

SCH Number
2014068464
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Sandia Research Laboratories
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/25/2014

Document Description
The hazardous wastes to be treated are five containers of 97% benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide at this concentration is hazardous due to reactivity and the date of the containers is unknown. It has been determined that the containers must be treated prior to being transported offsite for disposal. They are currently being stored inside a laboratory at the Sandia facility located in Livermore. The treatment will be carried out by a Sandia research chemist under the oversight of a high hazard waste contractor from Advanced Chemical Transport (ACT). The treatment will involve the dissolutionof the benzoyl peroxide in chloroform under a fume hood in a laboratory.

Contact Information
Sam Coe
Department of Toxic Substances Control
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826-3000

Phone : (916) 255-3587

Location

Cities
Livermore
Counties
Alameda

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency.
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