Last Revised: January 22, 2024

First Issue 11/20; Updated 1/2024


Most chemical containers that have been emptied by ‘reasonable means’ (i.e. pouring, dumping, pumping, scraping) should be processed by lab staff. Certain qualifications necessitate disposal by EHRS as chemical waste. Select the appropriate link below based on your location for a quick reference flowchart and further information. For additional guidance, direct specific questions to

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