From: Margaret Rakas <mrakas**At_Symbol_Here**SMITH.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] More Objective Information
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:44:04 -0400
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Hi Michele,
You didn't mention the specific chemical name or which state you are located in, but here are a couple of options:  1) your state's flagship university surely has an RSO named on the EHS website--I would try contacting them; 2) if there is a large private university near you that is fairly big in science research, you can try the same.  What you are looking for is the name(s) of vendors they use, might they know of someone at their institution who might be able to use your material, is there any way you might be able to "join in" on one of their rad waste shipments and pay a portion of the costs.  

Good luck!

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On Aug 19, 2015, at 3:32 PM, Michelle M. <m.m.mittler**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM> wrote:

There is some radioactive powder that is currently in a lab storage closet. It has been shielded with lead plates in a metal filing cabinet, and is following regulations. However, we would like to remove the item from the premises.  Is there anyone who knows of a special facility to dispose of this item? Thank you for your assistance



On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 1:56 PM, Romano, Joe P <JRomano**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

I would like to start a question.


As we train and do audits, we find issues of hazardous chemicals being handled and stored improperly at many foreign sites.  The =E2=80=98guidance' is to segregate, keep apart, isolate for the various hazard classes.  The factories are asking good questions as to whether we can further define these words: segregate, keep apart, isolate - that is where  I am seeking help.  I have the =E2=80=98definitions' from U.S. DOT, IMDG, NFPA.  Somewhat helpful but not definitive for factories.  Can anyone offer some guidance?  Good reference(s) we can provide to the global supply chain?





Joseph Romano

Technical Director Chemical Compliance Management


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Thought!  "Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
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