TITLE 35: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
SUBTITLE G: WASTE DISPOSAL
CHAPTER I: POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
SUBCHAPTER c: HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATING REQUIREMENTS
PART 733 STANDARDS FOR UNIVERSAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
SECTION 733.134 LABELING AND MARKING


 

Section 733.134 Labeling and Marking

 

A large quantity handler of universal waste must label or mark the universal waste to identify the type of universal waste, as follows:

 

a) Universal waste batteries (i.e., each battery), or a container or tank in which the batteries are contained, must be labeled or marked clearly with any one of the following phrases: "Universal Waste − Batteries", or "Waste Batteries", or "Used Batteries".

 

b) A container (or multiple container package unit), tank, transport vehicle or vessel in which recalled universal waste pesticides as described in Section 733.103(a)(1) are contained must be labeled or marked clearly as follows:

 

1) The label that was on or accompanied the product as sold or distributed; and

 

2) The words "Universal Waste − Pesticides" or "Waste − Pesticides".

 

c) A container, tank, or transport vehicle or vessel in which unused pesticide products, as described in Section 733.103(a)(2), are contained must be labeled or marked clearly, as follows:

 

1) Pesticide Labeling

 

A) The label that was on the product when purchased, if still legible;

 

B) If using the labels described in subsection (c)(1)(A) is not feasible, the appropriate label as required under 49 CFR 172 (Hazardous Materials Table, Special Provisions, Hazardous Materials Communications, Emergency Response Information, and Training Requirements), incorporated by reference in 35 Ill. Adm. Code 720.111(b); or

 

C) If using the labels described in subsections (c)(1)(A) and (c)(1)(B) is not feasible, another label prescribed or designated by the pesticide collection program; and

 

2) The words "Universal Waste − Pesticides" or "Waste − Pesticides".

 

d) Universal Waste Mercury-Containing Equipment and Universal Waste Thermostat Labeling

 

1) Mercury-containing equipment (i.e., each device) or a container in which the equipment is contained must be labeled or marked clearly with any of the following phrases: "Universal Waste Mercury-Containing Equipment", "Waste Mercury-Containing Equipment", or "Used Mercury-Containing Equipment".

 

2) A universal waste mercury-containing thermostat or a container containing only universal waste mercury-containing thermostats may be labeled or marked clearly with any one of the following phrases: "Universal Waste − Mercury Thermostats", or "Waste Mercury Thermostats", or "Used Mercury Thermostats".

 

e) Each lamp or a container or package in which such lamps are contained must be labeled or clearly marked with any one of the following phrases: "Universal Waste − Lamps", "Waste Lamps", or "Used Lamps".

 

f) Universal waste aerosol cans (i.e., each aerosol can) or a container in which the aerosol cans are contained must be labeled or marked clearly with any of the following phrases: "Universal Waste − Aerosol Cans", "Waste Aerosol Cans", or "Used Aerosol Cans".

 

(Source: Amended at 44 Ill. Reg. 15520, effective September 3, 2020)