EWC Code 18 02 03

European Waste Catalogue (EWC) Code 18 02 03 describes waste that as wastes whose collection and disposal is not subject to special requirements in order to prevent infection and is classed as a Absolute Non-hazardous code.

EWC Code

18 02 03


wastes whose collection and disposal is not subject to special requirements in order to prevent infection

Entry Type

Absolute Non-hazardous

A waste that is not listed with an asterisk and does not have any link to a mirror or absolute hazardous entry is automatically not hazardous.

An EWC Code is a six-digit code used to identify waste as listed in the European Waste Catalogue. It is formatted as three pairs of numbers, for example 12 34 56. It identifies and classifies waste into categories according to how these wastes have been produced. It adequately describes the waste being transported, handled or treated. It can also be referred as a LoW Code (List of Waste Code). Read "What is an EWC Code?" from more information.

Examples of EWC Code 18 02 03

Animal Blood Animal Body Part Animal Organ Animal Tissue Animal Bedding Animal Body Animal Carcass Animal Faeces Animal Excrement Animal Poo Vermin Blood Vermin Body Part Vermin Organ Vermin Tissue Vermin Bedding Vermin Body Vermin Carcass Vermin Faeces Vermin Excrement Vermin Poo Dead Pet Vet Blood Bag Vet Blood Preserve Animal Hospital Blood Bag Animal Hospital Blood Preserve Veterinary Surgery Blood Bag Veterinary Surgery Blood Preserve Used Towel Used Paper Towel Used Swab Used Dressing Used Bandage Used Wipes Used Bedding Used Linen Soiled Towel Soiled Paper Towel Soiled Swab Soiled Dressing Soiled Bandage Soiled Wipe Soiled Bedding Soiled Linen Non Infectious Linen Non Infectious Swab Non Infectious Dressing Non Infectious Bandage Non Infectious Bedding Non Infectious Waste Non Infectious Towel Non Infectious Paper Towel Non Infectious Wipe Non Contagious Linen Non Contagious Swab Non Contagious Dressing Non Contagious Bandage Non Contagious Bedding Non Contagious Waste Non Contagious Towel Non Contagious Paper Towel Non Contagious Wipe Non Transmissible Linen Non Transmissible Swab Non Transmissible Dressing Non Transmissible Bandage Non Transmissible Bedding Non Transmissible Waste Non Transmissible Towel Non Transmissible Paper Towel Non Transmissible Wipe Non Transmittable Linen Non Transmittable Swab Non Transmittable Dressing Non Transmittable Bandage Non Transmittable Bedding Non Transmittable Waste Non Transmittable Towel Non Transmittable Paper Towel Non Transmittable Wipe Non Healthcare Risk Linen Non Healthcare Risk Swab Non Healthcare Risk Dressing Non Healthcare Risk Bandage Non Healthcare Risk Bedding Non Healthcare Risk Waste Non Healthcare Risk Towel Non Healthcare Risk Paper Towel Non Healthcare Risk Wipe Agar-agar Dog Poo Petri Dish Cell-Culture Dish Petri Plate Agar Plate Culture Dish TSA Plate Laboratory Dish Medical Research Waste Medical Waste Biological Research Waste Biohazard Waste Dead Animal