EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC., SANTA CLARA, CA

Summary

SCH Number
2021010043
Lead Agency
Toxic Substances Control, Department of (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
Document Title
EMERGENCY PERMIT FOR TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE, ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC., SANTA CLARA, CA
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/6/2021
Project Applicant
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.

Document Description
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), 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 Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., (EPA ID# CAD982511776) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, 25 grams of 2, 2 Azobisisobutyronitrile, and 400 grams of sodium azide must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. These chemicals are currently being stored at Abbott Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., located at 3200 Lakeside Drive. 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 storage and eventual transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Services (CHES).

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

Phone : (916) 255-6531
Matthew.Mullinax@dtsc.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Santa Clara
Counties
Santa Clara
Regions
Northern California
Zip
95054
Other Location Info
3200 Lakeside, Santa Clara, California 95054

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 chemicals is necessary prior to transportation to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility to prevent accidental fire and/or explosion during transport.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Abbott EP_Notice of Exemption_Draft_MPM_01062021_Signed   PDF 139 K

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