Chemical waste

Waste responsible

Taina Sandra Wæxfældt

Laboratory TechnicianDepartment of Chemistry
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H bldg. 1513, 418
P +4593508179
P +4593508179

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Liquid waste

  • Liquid waste is collected in 5 L UN approved containers which must be placed in fume hoods. Be careful when blending liquid waste. See the Incompatibility list 
  • Solid waste may no longer be collected in the containers
  • The containers must be filled only 90 percent
  • The filled waste containers must be placed in the barrel for containers which is in the waste room (building 1515)

Packing, labelling of containers, filling declarations, decision of questionable matters and shipping are taken care of by Karl Georgsen, Department of Chemistry.

WASTE CATEGORIES

Department of Chemistry has for more than 20 years collected, declared and shipped chemical waste to NORD's treatment plant in Nyborg. NORD has a great number of different waste categories, however, the shipping only includes the main categories mentioned below:

Waste category B - waste fraction 2.12.

ORGANIC SOLVENTS WITH HALOGEN

Waste category H - waste fraction 3.11.

ORGANIC SOLVENTS WITHOUT HALOGEN

Waste category H - waste fraction 3.13.

WASTE CONTAINING ACETONITRILE

Waste category H - waste fraction unknown

OIL WASTE FROM PUMPS ETC.

Waste category H - waste fraction 5.14.

SILICA GEL

Waste category X - waste fraction 4.18.

ACID WASTE 1 (INORGANIC)

ACIDIC AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS CONTAINING HYDROCHLORIC ACID, SULFURIC ACID OR PHOSPHORIC ACID

Waste category K - waste fraction 4.52.

HEAVY LIQUID METALS

LIQUID NITRATE CONTAINING COPPER, LEAD, ZINC, SILVER, MERCURY, CADMIUM, PALLADIUM

Waste category Z. Solid chemical waste 

Solid chemical waste from laboratories and research and development divisions. Solid waste from syntheses and waste from the clean-up of old stores. Contact the responsible for waste, Department of Chemistry

Waste category Z. Liquid chemical waste 

Liquid chemical waste from laboratories and research and development divisions. Liquid waste from syntheses and waste from the clean-up of old stores. Contact the responsible for waste at Department of Chemistry

Waste category K - waste fraction 4.52.

Mercury waste containing metallic mercury from thermometers and the like. Contact the responsible for waste Karl Georgsen, Department of Chemistry

In doubt?

Contact the responsible for waste at Department of Chemistry

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