05 01 05* – oil spills



Wastes from petroleum refining, natural gas purification and pyrolytic treatment of coal


05 01

Wastes from petroleum refining

Individual Entry

EWC Code

05 01 05*


oil spills

Entry Type

Absolute Hazardous

* Signifies Hazardous Waste

EWC Code: 05 01 05* - oil spills. Type: Absolute Hazardous. Image by Dsposal

Absolute Hazardous - A waste that falls under an absolute hazardous entry is always hazardous. If that waste has no hazardous properties the absolute hazardous entry still applies. The law does not allow another entry to be applied to that waste.

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