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Waste Designation Decision Matrix - F or K Waste Codes

This is the waste designation decision matrix provided by the Small Business and Local Government Assistance Program to aid businesses in deciding how certain wastes must be handled.

This matrix is provided as an assistance tool. It cannot be used as a substitute for following applicable city, state, and federal laws.

You have a hazardous waste.

You have determined that your waste is listed on the F or K lists. To view the lists, please go to 40 CFR 261.31 and 40 CFR 261.32 .

Write down the applicable F or K codes in your list of codes that apply to this waste.

To determine if additional waste codes apply

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