Both Spray Gun Cleaners and Solvent Recyclers,
when utilizing flammable or combustible materials, must follow the
fire codes in your area. The primary codes followed today are:
30 Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code
IFC International Fire Code
Listing Requirements: (Solvent Recyclers)
Most Local Jurisdictions (Fire Marshal, Electrical Inspector, etc.) and Insurance Companies require Solvent Recyclers to be Listed by a third party (UL, ETL, CSA, etc.)
The standards used for listing these types of equipment are:
2208 Standard for Solvent Distillation Units
Note: Many other
Standards, such as NFPA are identified in this document depending
on the application of the unit.
"Cradle to Grave"
EPA: In the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990, the preferred waste minimization options, as defined by section 6602(b) of the Act, are prevention and environmentally sound recycling followed by treatment and disposal.
A 1994 guideline
document (EPA/625/R-93/017) states that: "....recycling should be
used where possible to minimize or avoid the need to treat wastes
that remain after viable source reduction options have been
evaluated and/or implemented."
DO NOT THROUGH YOUR STILL BOTTOMS IN THE TRASH!
If you receive materials considered as hazardous: Then all still bottoms are considered hazardous until proven different!
To prove different
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