Utah Admin. Code R315-273-2 - Standards for Universal Waste Management - Applicability-Batteries

(a) Batteries covered under Section R315-273.
(1) The requirements of Rule R315-273 apply to persons managing batteries, as described in Section R315-273-9, except those listed in Section R315-273-2(b).
(2) Spent lead-acid batteries which are not managed under Section R315-266-80 are subject to management under Rule R315-273.
(b) Batteries not covered under Rule R315-273. The requirements of Rule R315-273 do not apply to persons managing the following batteries:
(1) Spent lead-acid batteries that are managed under Section R315-266-80.
(2) Batteries, as described in Section R315-273-9, that are not yet wastes under Rule R315-261, including those that do not meet the criteria for waste generation in Subsection R315-273-2(c).
(3) Batteries, as described in Section R315-273-9 that are not hazardous waste. A battery is a hazardous waste if it exhibits one or more of the characteristics identified in Sections R315-261-20 through 24.
(c) Generation of waste batteries.
(1) A used battery becomes a waste on the date it is discarded, e.g., when sent for reclamation.
(2) An unused battery becomes a waste on the date the handler decides to discard it.

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Utah Admin. Code R315-273-2
Adopted by Utah State Bulletin Number 2016-9, effective 4/15/2016

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