06 02 04* – sodium and potassium hydroxide



Wastes from inorganic chemical processes


06 02

Wastes from the manufacture, formulation, supply and use (MFSU) of bases

Individual Entry

EWC Code

06 02 04*


sodium and potassium hydroxide

Entry Type

Absolute Hazardous

* Signifies Hazardous Waste

EWC Code: 06 02 04* - sodium and potassium hydroxide. 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.