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Illinois Medical Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Medical waste law and rules: Environmental Protection Act, 415 Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated (ILCS) 5/56 and regulations at 35 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 1420 to 1422 and 35 IAC 1450

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Definitions: 35 IAC 1420.102 and 35 IAC 670.102

Applicability: 35 IAC 1420.101

Potentially infectious medical waste (PIMW) prohibitions: 35 IAC 1420.104

Generator standards:

Segregation: 35 IAC 1421.110 and 35 IAC 1421.111

Packaging: 35 IAC 1421.121(a) to (c)

Containers: 35 IAC 1421.121(d) to (f) and 35 IAC 1421.131(d)

Marking and labeling: 35 IAC 1421.130 and 35 IAC 1421.131

Manifests: 415 ILCS 5/56.4 and 35 IAC 1420.105(e)

Transporter standards:

Transporter permit: 415 ILCS 5/56.1(A)(f)(1) and 35 IAC 1420.105(b)

General transport requirements: 35 IAC 1421.140 and 35 IAC 1421.141

Vehicles: 35 IAC 1421.140 and 35 IAC 1421.141

Records and reports: 35 IAC 1421.14(l) and 35 IAC 1450.200 to 1450.202

Quarterly fee: 415 ILCS 5/56.6 and 35 IAC 1450.300

Emergency response plan: 35 IAC 1421.141(h)

Treatment, storage, and transfer facility (TSDFs) permits: 415 ILCS 5/56.1(A)(c), 415 ILCS 5/56.1(A)(g)(1), and 35 IAC 1422.105 to 1422.107

Treatment:

Treatment facility certification: 35 IAC 1422.121

Operating standards: 35 IAC 1422.122(a) and 35 IAC 1422.122(b)

Records, reports, and plans: 35 IAC 1422.122(c)(3) to (c)(6)

Storage:

Operating standards: 35 IAC 1422.110 and 35 IAC 1422.111

Records, reports, and plans: 415 ILCS 5/56.3 and 35 IAC 1422.111(b)

Disposal: 35 IAC 1420.104(a)

Pharmaceutical waste: Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act, 210 ILCS 150/1

Regulatory Agency

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Land Division of Land Pollution Control

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