Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 09:57:06 -0400
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From: "Reinhardt, Peter" <peter.reinhardt**At_Symbol_Here**YALE.EDU>
Subject: Head's up--autoclave tape



Most of you probably already know this, but we didn’t. It turns out that some (mo st?) autoclave tape contains enough lead to fail the TCLP test. A commercial research facility in Connecti cut was recently cited by EPA for improper disposal of hazardous waste for not disposing of it properly. Sheesh.


See http: //


I might be go od to make a list of all these things: “Things you don’t expect to be hazardous waste—but are.”


What else wou ld you put on the list?




Peter A. Reinhardt

Director, Office of Environmental Health & Safety

Yale University

135 College St., Suite 100

New Haven, CT   06510-2411

(203) 737-2123


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