20 01 31* – cytotoxic and cytostatic medicines



municipal wastes (household waste and similar commercial, industrial and institutional wastes) including separately collected fractions


20 01

separately collected fractions (except 15 01)

Individual Entry

EWC Code

20 01 31*


cytotoxic and cytostatic medicines

Entry Type

Absolute Hazardous

* Signifies Hazardous Waste

EWC Code: 20 01 31* - cytotoxic and cytostatic medicines. 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.