New Jersey Medical Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Medical Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Regulated medical waste (RMW): New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 7:26-3A.1 to 7:26-3A.49

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RMW definition and exclusions: NJAC 7:26-3A.6

Other definitions: NJAC 7:26-3A.5

Registration and fees: NJAC 7:26-3A.8

General requirements: NJAC 7:26-3A.16

Home self-care medical waste: NJAC 7:26-3A.16(h)


Annual fee: NJAC 7:26-3A.8

Segregation: NJAC 7:26-3A.10

Packaging: NJAC 7:26-3A.11

Labeling: NJAC 7:26-3A.14 and NJAC 7:26-3A.15

Storage: NJAC 7:26-3A.12

Tracking forms: NJAC 7:26-3A.19 and NJAC 7:26-3A.20

Exception report: NJAC 7:26-3A.22

Records and reports: NJAC 7:26-3A.21

On-site incineration: NJAC 7:26-3A.24 to 7:26-3A.26

Alternative Treatment Technologies: NJAC 7:26-3A.47

Medical waste collection facilities:

Applicability: NJAC 7:26-3A.39

Training: NJAC 7:26-3A.39(j)(3)

Records and reports: NJAC 7:26-3A.34, NJAC 7:26-3A.39(j)(3. NJAC 7:26-3A.39(k)(4), NJAC 7:26-3A.43(a), and NJAC 7:26-3A.44


Applicability: NJAC 7:26-3A.27(a)

Exemptions: NJAC 7:26-3A.27(b), NJAC 7:26-3A.27(d), and NJAC 7:26-3A.27(e)

Registration: NJAC 7:26-3A.27(c)

General requirements: NJAC 7:26-3A.27(f) to 7:26-3A.27(k)

Acceptance of RMW: NJAC 7:26-3A.28

Vehicle requirements: NJAC 7:26-3A.30

Spills: NJAC 7:26-3A.37

Records and reports: NJAC 7:26-3A.34 and NJAC 7:26-3A.35

Rail transporters: NJAC 7:26-3A.45 and NJAC 7:26-3A.46

Regulatory Agencies

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Recycling and Hazardous Waste Management

New Jersey Department of Health (DOH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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