CA Health & Safety Code Section 25143.9

A recyclable material shall not be excluded from classification as a waste pursuant to subdivision (b) or (d) of Section 25143.2, unless all of the following requirements are met:


If the material is held in a container or tank, the container or tank is labeled, marked, and placarded in accordance with the department’s hazardous waste labeling, marking, and placarding requirements which are applicable to generators, except that the container or tank shall be labeled or marked clearly with the words “Excluded Recyclable Material” instead of the words “Hazardous Waste,” and manifest document numbers are not applicable. If the material is used oil, the containers, aboveground tanks, and fill pipes used to transfer oil into underground storage tanks shall also be labeled or clearly marked with the words “Used Oil”.


The owner or operator of the business location where the material is located has a business plan that meets the requirements of Section 25504, including, but not limited to, emergency response plans and procedures, as described in subdivision (b) of Section 25504, which specifically address the material or that meet the department’s emergency response and contingency requirements which are applicable to generators of hazardous waste.


The material shall be stored and handled in accordance with all local ordinances and codes, including, but not limited to, fire codes, governing the storage and handling of the hazardous material. If a local jurisdiction does not have an ordinance or code regulating the storage of the material, including, but not limited to, an ordinance or code requiring secondary containment for hazardous material storage areas, the material shall be stored in tanks, waste piles, or containers meeting the department’s interim status regulations establishing design standards applicable to tanks, waste piles, or containers storing hazardous waste.


If the material is being exported to a foreign country, the person exporting the material shall meet the requirements of Section 25162.1.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 25143.9’s source at ca​.gov