hazardous substance


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hazardous substance

A substance which, by reason of being explosive, flammable, poisonous, corrosive, oxidizing, or otherwise harmful, is likely to cause death or injury.
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EU Directive 2011/65 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS Directive) bans the use of certain heavy metals (including cadmium) and selected other hazardous substances in electronic equipment.
If the level of hazardous substances in your facility is at or below the TRQ, the facility may be eligible for an exemption.
Observers report that the EEC countries are currently in the process of reviewing a first Regulation draft and are intensely negotiating the scope of products and the restriction limits for hazardous substances.
For instance, the site owner may agree to defend and indemnify the material supplier for any hazardous substance cleanup costs that may be incurred on the property.
These individuals possess specialized knowledge concerning some aspect of emergency response or hazardous substances.
In rejecting the municipalities arguments, the Court of Appeals said "We are aware that holding the municipal defendants as responsible parties and including municipal solid waste within the definition of hazardous substances will have far reaching implications for municipalities and their taxpayers.
The Board currently is developing guidelines for bank examiners to follow in determining whether a lending institution has adopted appropriate procedures and safeguards to recognize potential hazardous substance problems.
651 addresses the concerns of public sector lenders directly and provides protection for public sector lenders by excluding them from liability for hazardous substance removal, by extending that immunity to the next purchaser of the property, and by exempting property acquired from CERCLA liens.
651 also specifically addresses the concerns of federal banking and lending agencies by providing protection for these entities and the next purchaser of the property by excluding them from liability for hazardous substance removal and exempting property held or sold by these agencies from certain CERCLA liens.
Further information about EPCRA, CERCLA, and hazardous substance release notification requirements may be obtained by calling the U.
To qualify for this exemption, the present owner must establish that when he acquired the facility he "did not know and had no reason to know that any hazardous substance, which is the subject of the release or threatened release, was disposed of on, in or at the facility.

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