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  • Definition:
    Acute waste is very toxic and can be fatal to humans in small amounts.
  • References:
    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.

Last updated: June 30, 2015

Permitting and Compliance Assistance Program #850-245-8707 MS #4565


Division of Waste Management #850-245-8705 MS #4500
2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

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