Thermo Fisher Scientific


SCH Number
Public Agency
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Document Title
Thermo Fisher Scientific
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 the Thermo Fisher Scientific, (EPA ID# CAR000278267) to treat hazardous waste through a controlled reaction with a chemical solution. Specifically, the following chemicals consisting of Tetrahydrofuran (1x100 milliliters) and Styrene (3x4 Liters, 1x500 milliliters) must be stabilized prior to transport to an authorized hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility. These chemicals are currently being stored at Thermo Fisher Scientific located at 46500 Kato Road, Fremont, California. 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.

Contact Information

Lung Yin Tai
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Job Title
Hazardous Waste Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
46500 Kato Road

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.


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