Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Abbott Diabetes Care

Summary

SCH Number
2015018014
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
Temporary Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Abbott Diabetes Care
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has issued an emergency permit to Abbott Diabetes Care to treat hazardous waste by chemical stabilization. It has been determined that these items are or may be highly reactive and or ignitable and must be stabilized prior to being transported offsite. The items are currently being stored inside laboratories at Abbott Diabetes Care. The treatment of these items will be carried out by Clean Harbor Environmental Services (CHES) and involve the addition of a solvent or water to containers to reduce the reactive or ignitable characteristics of the chemicals. The treatment is scheduled to occur between January 5, 2015 and February 6, 2015 in an exclusion zone set up near the location where materials are stored.

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

916 255-3644

Location

Cities
Alameda
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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