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10/27/2022

EPA to Renew RCRA Airbag Waste Recordkeeping Rule

EPA plans to renew a recordkeeping rule for handlers of automotive airbag waste exempted from the RCRA hazardous waste management requirements.   

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06/07/2021

How to Use EPA's RCRA Exclusion for Airbag Waste

To capitalize on the exclusion for airbag waste and comply with RCRA, facilities that handle these products must meet certain management conditions, packaging rules, and documentation requirements.  

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04/29/2019

NHTSA Investigating 12.3 Million Cars for Airbag Failure

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating airbags in six different automaker’s cars after reports of faulty electronics that may cause the airbag inflation failure.  

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11/30/2018

Final Rule Alert: EPA Exempts Recalled Airbags from RCRA Hazardous Waste Rules

US EPA published its Interim final rule Safe Management of Recalled Airbagsto the Federal Register on Friday, November 30.

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In 1995, US EPA passed the Universal Waste Rule, which created relaxed standards for managing common hazardous wastes like light bulbs, batteries, mercury-containing equipment, and more. While universal wastes are subject to less stringent regulations than “fully-regulated” hazardous wastes, there are still rules to follow to manage them properly. Use this guide to spot and correct common universal waste errors before they result in a notice of violation during a Federal or State inspection.

4 Common Universal Waste Mistakes

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