Delaware Medical Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Delaware Medical Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Special wastes (infectious waste) management: 7 Delaware Administrative Code (DE Admin Code) 1301.11.3

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Definitions: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.3 and 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.4

Prohibitions: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.7

Generators:

Definition: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.3

Identification number: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.1.1

Small quantity generators: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.5

Large quantity generators: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.17

Packaging and labeling: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.8.1

Storage: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.8.5

Spill management: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.9

Closure: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.10

Transporters: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.14 and 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.16.2

Permits: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.6 and 7 DE Admin Code 1301.4.6

Treatment and disposal:

Rendering waste noninfectious: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.11

Evidence of effectiveness of treatment: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.13

Sterilization: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.15

Records and reports:

Management records: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.12.1 to 1301.11.12.8

Manifests: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.16

Annual report: 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.12.8 and 7 DE Admin Code 1301.11.12.9

Regulatory Agencies

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Division of Air and Waste Management Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Section

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Delaware uses the term "infectious waste" for medical waste and also designates infectious waste as a special solid waste that requires generators, transporters, and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities managing ...


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