The following questions and guidance are
taken from the |
Consolidated Screening Checklist For Automotive Repair Facilities.
Are used solvents stored in proper containers and properly labeled?
This section refers only to "used solvents," or those that have been
"generated" as waste.
Yes--Solvents are properly contained and labeled as
- Contained--Containers are compatible with
the substance they are storing and have no signs of leaks or
significant damage due to major dents or rust. Containers are
also closed (lids are on, caps are screwed on tight) except
when actually adding or removing liquid.
- Labeled--Hazardous solvents destined for
disposal must be labeled so as to identify the contents of the
container. For hazardous used solvents, the container must be
labeled "used solvents," or show the chemical name of the
solvent. Solvents that are being used in a parts washer are
not required to be labeled.
No--Solvents are not properly contained or are not
How are used solvents disposed?
Service--Facility contracts with SafetyKleen or another
company to take used solvent on a previously scheduled basis, as
identified in a contract.
Mixed with other fluids--Solvents are mixed with another
liquid such as used oil or wash water, ultimately being disposed in
the same manner that the liquid with which they are being mixed is
Other--Method of disposal is not listed.
Does facility have hazardous waste manifests or shipping papers on file?
Yes--Facility has the shipping papers/manifests for
solvent wastes disposed over the last year.
No--Facility does not have shipping papers/manifests for
hazardous solvent wastes on file.
N/A--Facility generates no solvents that are hazardous
(e.g., only uses citris or other aqueous solvent).