EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS, SAN CARLOS, CALIFORNIA

Summary

SCH Number
2018068297
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS, SAN CARLOS, CALIFORNIA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control, pursuant to authority granted under California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 20, Section 66270.61 has issued an Emergency Permit to the Novartis Pharmaceuticals, to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. The hazardous waste to be treated consists of : Tetrahydrofuran - 10 qty, Peroxide Forming Material The hazardous waste items are expired and being stored at Novartis Pharmaceuticals located at 150 Industrial Rd. DTSC has determined as a safety precaution to prevent an accident or severe injury, an Emergency permit should be issued to chemically stabilize the hazardous waste prior to transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Services. The treatment of hazardous wastes involves the addition of solution to the containers in a controlled manner to reduce the reactive or ignitable characteristics of the chemicals.

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

(916) 255-6531

Location

Cities
San Carlos
Counties
San Mateo
Cross Streets
150 Industrial Rd

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
S: 21080(b)(4); 15269
Reasons for Exemption
Specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency
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