18 01 10* – amalgam waste from dental care



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


18 01

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

Individual Entry

EWC Code

18 01 10*


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.