40 CFR 421.286 - Pretreatment standards for new sources.

§ 421.286 Pretreatment standards for new sources.
Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7, any new source subject to this subpart which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the following pretreatment standards for new sources. The mass of wastewater pollutants in secondary tantalum process wastewater introduced into a POTW shall not exceed the following values:
(a) Tantalum alloy leach and rinse.
PSNS for the Secondary Tantalum Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of tantalum powder produced
Copper 295.200 140.700
Lead 64.570 29.980
Nickel 126.800 85.320
Zinc 235.200 96.850
Tantalum 103.800
(b) Capacitor leach and rinse.
PSNS for the Secondary Tantalum Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of tantalum powder produced from leaching
Copper 25.860 12.320
Lead 5.656 2.626
Nickel 11.110 7.474
Zinc 20.600 8.484
Tantalum 9.090
(c) Tantalum sludge leach and rinse.
PSNS for the Secondary Tantalum Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of equivalent pure tantalum powder produced
Copper 262.800 125.200
Lead 57.480 26.690
Nickel 112.900 75.960
Zinc 209.400 86.230
Tantalum 92.390
(d) Tantalum powder acid wash and rinse.
PSNS for the Secondary Tantalum Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of tantalum powder produced
Copper 0.448 0.214
Lead 0.098 0.046
Nickel 0.193 0.130
Zinc 0.357 0.147
Tantalum 0.158
(e) Leaching wet air pollution control.
PSNS for the Secondary Tantalum Subcategory
Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
mg/kg (pounds per million pounds) of equivalent pure tantalum powder produced
Copper 6.246 2.977
Lead 1.366 0.634
Nickel 2.684 1.806
Zinc 4.978 2.050
Tantalum 2.196

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