EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, CONTRA COSTA COUNY

Summary

SCH Number
2019098032
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, CONTRA COSTA COUNY
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/17/2019
Project Applicant
Bio-Rad Laboratories

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)','pursuant authority granted under California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 20, Section 66270.61, has issued an Emergency Permit to Bio-Rad Laboratories (EPA ID# CAD983606872) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, one 1-Liter container and nine 100-mL containers of Tetahydrofuren and one 125-mL container of 4-Vinlypyridine, both a peroxide forming material, must be stabilized prior to transport to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility. The hazardous waste items are expired and are currently being stored at Bio-Rad Laboratories at 2000 Alfred Nobel Drive, Hercules, CA 94547. 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 (CHES).

Contact Information
Vinke Menardo
Bio-Rad Laboratories
8800 Cal Center Drive
Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone : (916) 255-6668

Location

Cities
Hercules
Counties
Contra Costa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This action is necessary to prevent an emergency. Chemical stabilization of the Tetahydrofuren and 4-Vinlypyridine is necessary prior to transportation to a permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facility to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion during transport.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019098032   PDF 397 K

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