|Definition of Acute Waste
Acute waste is very toxic and can be fatal to humans in small amounts.
Refer to 40 CFR Part 261.31, 261.32 under the Hazardous Waste Lists for acute wastes. Specifically, look for
wastes that have an (H) listed under the Hazardous Code. Also look under 261.33(e), P-listed wastes.
May 29, 2014