Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 14:26:42 -0500
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Subject: 2 Re: [DCHAS-L] Unknown Hazardous Chemical

From: Eileen Mason 
Date: January 6, 2010 12:22:22 PM EST
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Unknown Hazardous Chemical

How do you plan to get it to the waste facility if you don'tknow what
it is?  If it is hazardous, it cannot be shipped without a proper
shipping name. (A new proper shipping name -- "unknown possibly toxic
caustic liquid n.o.s."?)  The TSD facility may not be willing to take
it until they have SOME idea what it is.

A small SAMPLE could be sent to the TSD facility for testing.  Theere
is a UN number for analytical samples.


From: Alan Hall 
Date: January 6, 2010 12:29:53 PM EST
Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Unknown Hazardous Chemical

You might just store some samples (with appropriate consideration of 
chain-of-custody issues if such are at issue).  But at least please 
consider making proper arrangements to get rid of the rest of it in 
accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations.  That way it 
can't effect anyone else.  My salary has too many zeros on the wrong 
side, too.

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