Annex 6 - Summary 2 (A-O)

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Checklist for special wastes

Type of works

Special wastes liable to occur (and other information)

A  
Absorption of oils (in case of incident) Sawdust, inorganic solvents and chips soaked in oil
Absorption of oils (in case of incidents) Sawdust, anorganic solvents and oil-soaked chips
Absorption of other liquids and sludges (in case of incident) Sawdust, inorganic solvents and chips otherwise polluted, all possible solvents, acids and alkalis; inquire about substances
Absorption of solvents Sawdust, inorganic absorbents and chips, solvent-soaked, HCs, CHCs, other organic solvents
Absorption of solvents (in case of incident) Sawdust, inorganic solvents and chips soaked in solvent, hydrocarbons, chlorinated hydrocarbons, other organic solvents
Accumulator battery manufacture Lead-containing dust, sulphuric acid
Acid sludge splitting plants Acid sludge preparation residues
Air and gas cleaning, filtration processes Paper filters, asbestos filters, a very large number of hazardous materials possible
Air and gas compressors Compressor condensates, used oils
Aluminium production Bauxite residues, alkaline sludges (containing iron (III)), fluoric salts
B  
Barrel and tank cleaning Sludge from tank cleaning and barrel washing
Blast furnaces Slags with all heavy metals possible, sulphur compounds
Blasting plants Heavy metals (arsenic, lead, mercury)
Bleaching works, textile industry, cellulose production Hypochlorite spent lye
Building and plant demolition Materials containing asbestos
Building and plant demolition, oil and chemical incidents Rubble, chemically polluted with solvents, oil, PCBs, asbestos
Buildings and wood preservation All paints, dispersants, solvents (e.g. chlorinated hydrocarbons, methanol, formalin, impregnating materials)
C  
Cables and batteries production, lead production, lead foundries, lead processing, printing works, electrical engineering Lead-containing dust
Capacitors PCBs
Cellulose production Sulphite spent lye, wastewater/sludges containing cellulose
Cellulose production, textile industry, bleaching works Hypochlorite spent lye
Ceramic products and glass manufacture, textile industry, hardening shops Barium salts, lead salts
Ceramic products and glass manufacture, textile industry, chemical industry, hardening shops Barium salts
Ceramic products manufacture Barium salts, lead salts, oxides
Ceramic products manufacture, manufacture and processing of glass, glazing preparation Glass and ceramic waste with product-specific admixtures
Ceramic products manufacture, glass, glazing preparation Glass and ceramic waste with production-specific admixtures
Ceramics industry, chemical industry, metallurgy Silicic acid and quartz waste with production-specific admixtures
Chemical cleaning, redistillation Distillation residues, salt-and solvent-free; distillation residues, containing solvent (halogen-free), distillation residues, containing salt
Chemical industry  
Air and gas cleaning, filtration processes Paper filters, otherwise unpolluted, a very large number of hazardous materials possible (process-dependent)
Building and plant demolition Rubble, chemically polluted with solvents, etc.
Ceramics industry, metallurgy Silicic acid and quartz waste with production-specific admixtures (e.g. lead salts)
Chemical cleaning, redistillation Perchloroethane, tetrachloromethane, distillation residues, salt- and solvent-free, distillation residues containing solvents (halogen-free), distillation residues, containing salts
Chlorine production Barium sulphate sludge, containing mercury
Cleaning and degreasing of metal surfaces, manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar products, textile industry, plastics processing Nitrodilution, chlorinated hydrocarbons, other solvents
Commerce Fine chemicals of all types
Crop treatment products Copper chloride
Electroplating works, zinc coating shops, printing works Zinc hydroxide, hydrochloric acid
Leather production Alkali and alkaline earth sulphides, chromates
Manufacture, distribution and application of crop treatment products and pesticides

Old stocks of such products

Manufacture of ceramic products, manufacture and processing of glass, glazing preparation, electrical engineering, manufacture of fluorescent tubes, lamps, television tubes Glass and ceramic waste with production-specific admixtures
Manufacture of ceramic products and glass, textile industry, hardening shops Barium salts
Manufacture of detergent raw materials Arsenic trisulphide, phosphorus salts
Manufacture of detergents, cleaning and scouring materials Manufacturing residues from detergent manufacture, liquid surfactants, solid surfactants
Manufacture of nonferrous metals Salts of heavy metals, some water-soluble
Manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar products Aromatic amines, glycol ethers, nitrodilutions, cresols, butanol, ethanol, other solvents, colouring pigments (some containing heavy metals)
Manufacture of pharmaceutical products, textile industry, manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar products Ethanol, butanol, organic active ingredients
Manufacture of viscose and dyes, gas cleaning Residues with elementary sulphur
Metal production Metallic salts and oxides of all types in various mixtures, some water-soluble, nearly always acid-soluble.
Neutralisation, flue gas desulphurisation Gypsum sludges with production-specific admixtures
Petrochemicals Hydrocarbons, tars, distillation residues, metallic soaps, chain and cyclic hydrocarbons
Photographic chemical works Other concentrates, some containing heavy metals
Plant construction, mineral oil processing Contact compounds
Plastics processing Manufacturing residues from plastics manufacture and processing, plastic sludges, containing solvents (halogen-free), aliphatic amines, plasticizers, additives
Transformers Transformer oils, thermal oils, possibly with traces of PCBs
Chemical industry, metallurgy and other sectors, industrial wastewater treatment Other sludges from precipitation and solution processes with product-specific admixtures, salts containing cyanide
Chemical industry, manufacture of crop treatment products and pesticides Old stocks of crop treatment products and pesticides
Chemical industry, trading Fine chemicals of all types
Cleaning and degreasing of metal surfaces, manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar products, textile industry, plastics processing Nitrodilutions, petroleum, solvents, chlorinated hydrocarbons, other solvents
Cleaning and scouring products, detergents manufacture Manufacturing residues from detergent manufacture, liquid surfactants, solid surfactants
Cleaning and scouring products, detergents manufacture Manufacturing residues from detergent manufacture, liquid surfactants, solid surfactants
Coking works, gas works, petrochemicals Anthracene residues, naphthalene-containing residues, residues containing phenol, sludge from coking works and gas works wet dust scrubbers, distillation residues from tar oil production, phenol water, other sludges from coking works and gas works, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Conductor plates manufacture Copper chloride, iron chloride, solutions/sludges
Coolant manufacture and use Coolants, ammonia, CFCs
Crop treatment products and pesticides manufacture, trading and application Old stocks of crop treatment products and pesticides
Crop treatment products and pesticides manufacture, trading and application Old stocks of crop treatment products and pesticides
D  
Decanting plants, emulsion separation plants Sludge from oil separation plants
Detergent raw materials manufacture, chemical industry Arsenic trisulphide
Detergents manufacture, cleaning and scouring products, chemical industry Manufacturing residues from detergent production, liquid surfactants, solid surfactants
Dry flue gas cleaning Mineral residues from waste gas cleaning, cyclical organic compounds
Dyes and viscose manufacture, gas cleaning Residues with elementary sulphur
E  
Electrical engineering, lead production, foundries, printing works, manufacture of batteries and cables, lead processing Dust containing lead
Electrical engineering Copper chloride
Electrical engineering and electroplating works and electroplating divisions of works Electroplating slduge containing chrome (III), electroplating sludge containing copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt and noble metals
Electroplating works, zinc coating shops, printing works, manufacture of printing blocks Zinc hydroxide
Electroplating works, zinc coating shops, printing works, manufacture of printing blocks Zinc hydroxide
Electroplating works and electroplating divisions of works Electroplating sludge containing cyanide, chrome (III), copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt or noble metals, other heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, tin
Emulsion separation plants, decanting plants Sludge from oil separation plants
Etching works, printing works Copper chloride solution
F  
Filling stations, vehicle workshops Used oil, hydrocarbons, organic compounds
Filling stations, motor vehicle workshops Used oil (containing PCBs?), hydrocarbons, solvents of all types
Film development and copying Bleaching baths, containing silver
Filtration processes, air and gas cleaning Paper filters, asbestos filters, a very large number of possible hazardous materials, process-dependent
Flue gas desulphurisation, chemical industry, neutralisation Gypsum sludges with production-specific admixtures
Foundries Organic adhesives possible (containing formaldehyde, phenol and cyanate), pyrolysis products
G  
Gas and air cleaning, filtration processes Paper filters, asbestos filters, a very large number of hazardous materials possible, process-dependent
Gas and air compressors Compressor condensates
Gas and air compressors Compressor condensates
Gas cleaning, manufacture of viscose and dyes, chemical industry Residues with elementary sulphur
Gas works, petrochemicals, coking plants Anthracene residues, residues containing naphthalene, residues containing phenol , sludge from coking plants and gas works wet dust scrubbers, distillation residues from tar oil products, phenol water, other sludges from coking works and gas works, organic sulphur compounds, anthracene, toluol, xylol, phenol, phenandrene, cyanide
Gasworks, petrochemicals, coking plants Anthracene residues, residues containing naphthalene, residues containing phenol, sludge from coking plants and gas works wet dust scrubbers, distillation residues from tar oil products, phenol water, other sludges from coking works and gas works, organic sulphur compounds, anthracene, toluol, xylol, phenol, phenandrene, cyanide
Glass, metal processing Grinding sludge containing oil
Glass, metal processing Grinding sludges containing oil
Glass and ceramic products manufacture Barium salts, lead salts, lead oxides
Glass processing, manufacture of ceramic products, glazing preparation, electrical engineering, manufacture of fluorescent tubes, lamps, television tubes Glass and ceramic waste with product-specific admixtures
H  
Hardening shop steel treatment Hardening shop sludge, containing nitrate, containing nitrite; hardening oils, sludges containing ammonia, sludges containing cyanide, barium carbonate sludge
Hardening shops Thermal oils, usually free of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls
Horticultural establishments, market gardens Old stocks of crop treatment products and pesticides
Hospitals Infectious waste, medicines of all types, mercury, cleaning products, infective matter
Hospitals, laboratories Chromic-sulphuric acid, other corrosive or oxidising substances, other chemicals
Hot-dip galvanizing, zinc production Dust containing zinc
I  
Industrial wastewater treatment from the chemical industry, metallurgy and other sectors Other sludges from precipitation and solution processes with production-specific admixtures, salts containing cyanide, mercury salts
Institutions, works laboratories, schools Laboratory chemical residues, biological waste
Iron, steel and malleable iron casting and steel production Blast furnace dusts, tempering compounds, charging masses, blast furnace sludge; strippings from converters (basic slag), containing heavy metals
Iron and steel production, iron, steel and malleable-iron casting Blast furnace gas dusts, blast furnace gas sludge, demolition of converters (Thomas steel)
Iron and steel production, iron, steel and malleable-iron casting Blast furnace dusts, tempering compounds, organic adhesive compounds (phenol, formaldehyde isocyanates)
L  
Laboratories, institutions, schools Laboratory chemical residues of all types
Laboratories Corrosive, toxic substances and compounds of all types
Lead foundries, printing works Lead dross
Lead production, foundries, printing works, electrical engineering, manufacture of batteries and cables, lead processing, electrolysis Lead-containing dust, lead ash, lead sludge
Leather production, chemical industry Alkali and alkaline earth sulphides
Light metals production Slags from smelting electrolysis
M  
Machinery and vehicle construction, electroplating works and electroplating divisions of works Electroplating sludge containing chrome (III), zinc, nickel, cobalt, noble metals
Magnesium production, foundries, refineries, processing Dust containing magnesium
Manufacture of clocks, electroplating works and electroplating divisions of works (such as e.g. machine and vehicle construction, electrical engineering, precision engineering and optics, manufacture of iron, sheet and metal goods Electroplating sludge containing Chrome (III), copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt, noble metals
Manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar materials Nitrodilution, propanol, cresols, glycol ethers, ethanol, butanol, all other solvents, colouring pigments (some heavy metal oxides)
Manufacture of tools Erosion sludge (petroleum and graphite)
Metal and glass working Grinding sludges, containing oil
Metal cutting, surface treatment Drilling, cutting and grinding oils, cooling lubricants, amines, nitrite salts
Metal cutting, surface treatment Drilling, cutting and grinding oils; nitrites, amines (nitrous amines possible?), cooling lubricants
Metal processing, refrigeration engineering Coolant solutions, CFCs, ammonia, solvents of all types, cooling lubricants
Metal surface treatment Honing sludge, lapping sludge, honing oils
Metal surfaces cleaning and degreasing Petroleum, hydrocarbons, chlorinated hydrocarbons
Metal surfaces cleaning and degreasing, manufacture of paint, varnishes and similar products, textile industry, plastics processing Nitrodilutions, cold cleaners, chlorinated hydrocarbons, hydrocarbons, other solvents
Metal working, general Heavy metals, volatile CHCs, cooling lubricants
Metallurgy, ceramics industry, chemical industry Silicic acid, and quartz waste with production-specific admixtures
Metallurgy and other sectors, industrial wastewater treatment Other sludges from precipitation and solution processes with production-specific admixtures, salts containing cyanide
Mineral oil processing, plant construction Contact compounds
Mineral oil processing and storage, filling stations Volatile chlorinated hydrocarbons, hydrocarbons, petrols, benzene, diesel oil, aromatic hydrocarbons (benzol, toluol)
Mineral oil refinement Waste acid, containing mineral oil
Mining Hydraulic oils (some containing PCBs), used oils, lubricants, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (benzol and naphthalene derivatives)
Motor vehicles, scrap trade Battery acids, used oil, hydrocarbons
N  
Neutralisation, flue gas desulphurisation, chemical industry Gypsum sludges with production-specific admixtures
NF metal production, NF metal foundries Slags from NF metal melts, filter dusts, containing heavy metals
NF metal production, foundries, refineries, processing Dusts in salt or oxide form containing metal, compositions and hazards possible
NF metal production, NF metal foundries Slags from NF metal smelting (all metal compounds possible), filter dusts, containing heavy metals; residues of adhesives (formaldehyde, isocyanate etc.)
NF metal production, foundries, refineries, processing Dusts and salts containing metal of all compositions and hazards are possible; filters and filter residues containing metal dust
NF metals production Heavy metal sulphides, vanadium salts, chromium salts, lead sulphates
O  
Oil accidents Used oil binders, PCBs (?), asbestos (?)
Oil and chemical incidents, building and plant demolition Rubble, chemically polluted with solvents, oil, PCBs (?), asbestos (?)
Optical industry, electroplating works and electroplating divisions of works Electroplating sludge containing chrome (III), copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt, noble metals

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