Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Phenomenex, Torrance, California


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Emergency Permit for Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Phenomenex, Torrance, California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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 Phenomenex (EPA ID# CAR000287912) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. The hazardous waste 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 on the Phenomenex campus located at 570 Madrid Ave., Torrance, CA 90501. 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 wastes prior to transportation off-site by Clean Harbors Environmental Service (CHES).

Contact Information

Hai-Yong Kang
Agency Name
Job Title
Hazardous Substance Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
Dominguez Way & Madrid Ave.
State Highways
SR 213 & SR 107
Other Location Info
570 Madrid Ave., Torrance, CA 90501

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(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.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


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