18 01 10* – amalgam waste from dental care

Chapter

18

wastes from human or animal health care and/or related research (except kitchen and restaurant wastes not arising from immediate health care)

Sub-Chapter

18 01

wastes from natal care, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of disease in humans

Individual Entry

EWC Code

18 01 10*

Description

amalgam waste from dental care

Entry Type

Absolute Hazardous

* Signifies Hazardous Waste

EWC Code: 18 01 10* - amalgam waste from dental care. 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.