TABLE 8.2 Classes and Functional Groupings of Organic Chemicals for Which There Are Existing Treatment Methods


Aldehydes

Hydroperoxides


Amines

Peroxides

Anhydrides

Sulfides

Halides

Thiols (mercaptans)


up safely. The generator must ensure that the procedure eliminates the regulated hazard before the products are disposed of as nonhazardous waste. In addition, if the procedure suggests disposal of the product into the sanitary sewer, this strategy must comply with local regulations.

TABLE 8.3 Classes and Functional Groupings of Inorganic Chemicals for Which There Are Existing Treatment Methods


Alkali Metals

Inorganic Peroxides and Hydroperoxides


Bromates

Iodates

Cations (precipitation to their hydroxides)

Metal azides

Chemicals in which neither the cation nor the anion presents a significant hazard

Metal catalysts

Chlorates

Metal hydrides

Chromates

Molybdates

Halides and acid halides of nonmetals

Periodates

Hypochlorites

Permanganates

Inorganic cyanides

Persulfates

Inorganic ions

Water-reactive metal halides




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