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B.C. Reg. 63/88
O.C. 268/88
Deposited February 18, 1988
effective April 1, 1988
This consolidation is current to October 15, 2019.
Link to consolidated regulation (PDF)
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Environmental Management Act

Hazardous Waste Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 243/2016, November 1, 2017]

Schedule 7

[en. B.C. Reg. 214/2004, s. 11.]

(s. 1 (1) "hazardous waste" (h.1))

Wastes

 Description
Type 1The following spent halogenated solvents used in degreasing: tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene,
methylene chloride, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, carbon tetrachloride, and chlorinated fluorocarbons; and
sludges from the recovery of these solvents in degreasing operations
Type 2The following spent halogenated solvents: tetrachloroethylene, methylene chloride, trichloroethylene,
1,1,1-trichloroethane, chlorobenzene, 1,1,2-trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane, ortho-dichlorobenzene,
and trichlorofluoromethane; and the still bottoms from the recovery of these solvents
Type 3The following spent non-halogenated solvents: xylene, acetone, ethyl acetate, ethyl benzene,
ethyl ether, methyl isobutyl ketone, n-butyl alcohol, cyclohexanone; and methanol; and the still
bottoms from the recovery of these solvents
Type 4The following spent non-halogenated solvents: cresols and cresylic acid, nitrobenzene; and the
still bottoms from the recovery of these solvents
Type 5The following spent non-halogenated solvents: toluene, methyl ethyl ketone, carbon disulphide,
isobutanol, and pyridine; and the still bottoms from the recovery of these solvents
Type 6Wastewater treatment sludges from electroplating operations except for the following processes:
(1) sulphuric acid anodizing of aluminum; (2) tin plating on carbon steel; (3) zinc plating (on a segregated basis)
on carbon steel; (4) aluminum or aluminum- zinc plating on carbon steel; (5) cleaning, stripping associated with
tin, zinc, and aluminum plating on carbon steel; and (6) chemical etching and milling of aluminum
Type 7Wastewater treatment sludges from the chemical conversion coating of aluminum
Type 8Spent cyanide plating bath solutions from non-precious metal electroplating operations
Type 9Plating bath sludges from the bottom of plating baths from electroplating operations where cyanides
are used in the process
Type 10Spent stripping and cleaning bath solutions from non-precious metal electroplating operations where
cyanides are used in the process
Type 11Quenching bath sludge from oil baths from non-precious metal heat treating operations where
cyanides are used in the process
Type 12Spent cyanide solutions from salt bath pot cleaning from non-precious metal heat treating operations
Type 13Quenching wastewater treatment sludges from non-precious metal heat treating operations where
cyanides are used in the process
Type 14Cyanidation wastewater treatment tailing pond sediment from mineral metals recovery operations
Type 15Spent cyanide bath solutions from mineral metal recovery operations
Type 16Bottom sediment sludge from the treatment of wastewaters from wood preserving processes
that use creosote or pentachlorophenol
Type 17Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of chrome yellow and orange pigments
Type 18Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of molybdate orange pigments
Type 19Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of zinc yellow pigments
Type 20Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of chrome green pigments
Type 21Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of chromeoxide green pigments
(anhydrous and hydrated)
Type 22Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of iron blue pigments
Type 23Oven residue from the production of chrome oxide green pigments
Type 24Distillation bottoms from the production of acetaldehyde from ethylene
Type 25Distillation side cuts from the production of acetaldehyde from ethylene
Type 26Bottom stream from the wastewater stripper in the production of acrylonitrile
Type 27Bottom stream from the acetonitrile column in the production of acrylonitrile
Type 28Bottoms from the acetonitrile purification column in the production of acrylonitrile
Type 29Still bottoms from the distillation of benzylchloride
Type 30Heavy ends or distillation residues from the production of carbon tetrachloride
Type 31Heavy ends (still bottoms) from the purification column in the production of epichlorohydrin
Type 32Heavy ends from the fractionation column in ethyl chloride production
Type 33Heavy ends from the distillation of ethylene dichloride in ethylene dichloride production
Type 34Heavy ends from the distillation of vinyl chloride in vinyl chloride monomer production
Type 35Aqueous spent antimony catalyst waste from fluoromethanes production
Type 36Distillation bottom tars from the production of phenol or acetone from cumene
Type 37Distillation light ends from the production of phthalic anhydride from naphthalene
Type 38Distillation bottoms from the production of phthalic anhydride from naphthalene
Type 39Distillation light ends from the production of phthalic anhydride from ortho-xylene
Type 40Distillation bottoms from the production of phthalic anhydride from ortho-xylene
Type 41Distillation bottoms from the production of nitrobenzene by the nitration of benzene
Type 42Stripping still tails from the production of methyl ethyl pyridines
Type 43Centrifuge and distillation residues from toluene diisocyanate production
Type 44Spent catalyst from the hydrochlorinator reactor in the production of 1,1,1-trichloroethane
Type 45Waste from the product stream stripper in the production of 1,1,1-trichloroethane
Type 46Distillation bottoms from the production of 1,1,1-trichloroethane
Type 47Heavy ends from the heavy ends columns from the production of 1,1,1-trichloroethane
Type 48Column bottoms or heavy ends from the combined production of trichloroethylene
and perchloroethylene
Type 49Distillation bottoms from aniline production
Type 50Process residues from aniline extraction from the production of aniline
Type 51Combined wastewater streams generated from nitrobenzene or aniline production
Type 52Distillation or fractionating column bottoms from the production of chlorobenzenes
Type 53Separated aqueous stream from the reactor product washing step in the production of chlorobenzene
Type 54By-product salts generated in the production of MSMA and cacodylic acid
Type 55Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of chlordane
Type 56Wastewater and scrub water from the chlorination of cyclopentadiene in the production of chlordane
Type 57Filter solids from the filtration of hexachlorocyclopentadiene in the production of chlordane
Type 58Vacuum stripper discharge from the chlordane chlorinator in the production of chlordane
Type 59Wastewater treatment sludges generated in the production of creosote
Type 60Still bottoms from toluene reclamation distillation in the production of disulfoton
Type 61Wastewater treatment sludges from the production of disulfoton
Type 62Wastewater from the washing and stripping of phorate production
Type 63Filter cake from the filtration of diethylphosphorodithioic acid in the production of phorate
Type 64Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of phorate
Type 65Wastewater treatment sludge from the production of toxaphene
Type 66Untreated process wastewater from the production of toxaphene
Type 67Heavy ends or distillation residues from the distillation of tetrachlorobenzene in the production of 2,4,5-T
Type 682,6-Dichlorophenol waste from the production of 2,4-D
Type 69Untreated wastewater from the production of 2,4-D
Type 70Wastewater treatment sludges from the manufacturing and processing of explosives
Type 71Spent carbon from the treatment of wastewater containing explosives
Type 72Wastewater treatment sludges from the manufacturing, formulation, and loading
of lead-based initiating compounds
Type 73Pink or red water from TNT operations
Type 74Dissolved air flotation (DAF) float from the petroleum refining industry
Type 75Slop oil emulsion solids from the petroleum refining industry
Type 76Heat exchanger bundle cleaning sludge from the petroleum refining industry
Type 77API separator sludge from the petroleum refining industry
Type 78Tanks bottoms (leaded) from the petroleum refining industry
Type 79Ammonia still lime sludge from coking operations
Type 80Emission control dust or sludge from the primary production of steel in electric furnaces
Type 81Spent pickle liquor from steel finishing operations
Type 82Sludge from lime treatment of spent pickle liquor from steel finishing operations
Type 83Acid plant blowdown slurry or sludge resulting from the thickening of blowdown
slurry from primary copper production
Type 84Surface impoundment solids contained in and dredged from surface impoundments
at primary lead smelting facilities
Type 85Sludge from treatment of process wastewater or acid plant blowdown from
primary zinc production
Type 86Electrolytic anode slime or sludge from primary zinc production
Type 87Cadmium plant leach residue (iron oxide) from primary zinc production
Type 88Emission control dust or sludge from secondary lead smelting
Type 89Waste leaching solution from acid leaching of emission control dust or sludge from secondary
lead smelting use TOXIC LIQUID, CORROSIVE, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
Type 90Brine purification muds from the mercury cell process in chlorine production where
separately prepurified brine is not used
Type 91Chlorinated hydrocarbon wastes from the purification step of the diaphragm cell process
using graphite anodes in chlorine production
Type 92Wastewater treatment sludge from the mercury cell process in chlorine production
Type 93Solvent washes and sludges, caustic washes and sludges, or water washes and sludges
from cleaning tubs and equipment used in the formulation of ink from pigments, driers,
soaps, and stabilizers containing chromium and lead
Type 94Wastewater treatment sludges generated during the production of veterinary
pharmaceuticals from arsenic or organo-arsenic compounds
Type 95Distillation tar residues from the distillation of aniline-based compounds in the production
of veterinary pharmaceuticals from arsenic or organo-arsenic compounds
Type 96Residue from the use of activated carbon for decolourization in the production of
veterinary pharmaceuticals from arsenic or organo-arsenic compounds
Type 97Decanter tank tar sludge from coking operations
Type 99Wastes that on contact with water or air, emit toxic gases, vapours or fumes in sufficient
quantity to present danger to human health or the environment
Type 100Any cyanide or sulphide bearing waste liable, when exposed to pH conditions of not less
than 2 and not greater than 12.5, to generate toxic gases in sufficient quantity to present
danger to human health or the environment

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