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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 330MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
SUBCHAPTER YMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
RULE §330.1209Storage of Medical Waste

(a) The storage of medical waste shall be in a secure manner and location that affords protection from theft, vandalism, inadvertent human or animal exposure, rain, water, and wind. The waste shall be managed so as not to provide a breeding place or food for insects or rodents, and not generate noxious odors.

(b) Except for generators and treatment facilities, persons storing putrescible or biohazardous untreated medical waste for longer than 72 hours after pickup from the generator shall maintain a storage temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit or less. Treatment facilities storing putrescible or biohazardous untreated medical waste for longer than 72 hours after receipt shall maintain a storage temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit or less.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.1209 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502

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