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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 330MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
SUBCHAPTER YMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
RULE §330.1217Medical Waste Collection Stations

A facility that has been registered by the commission as a medical waste collection station shall comply with the following provisions.

  (1) A registered medical waste collection station may accept untreated medical waste only from those generators who generate 50 pounds or less per month of medical waste and who transport their own waste to the collection station.

  (2) Waste delivered to a medical waste collection station must be packaged in accordance with the provisions of §330.1207(c) of this title (relating to Generators of Medical Waste) by the generator.

  (3) A medical waste collection station must comply with the requirements for storage of medical waste that are applicable to permitted medical waste transfer and/or medical waste storage facilities.

  (4) A facility registered as a medical waste collection station must release the waste only to a registered medical waste transporter. The collection station must provide the transporter with a list of the waste collected at the station including the identity of the waste generator.

  (5) A facility registered as a medical waste collection station may not otherwise treat the waste unless authorized as a treatment facility.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.1217 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502

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