Hazardous Waste Management Questions and Answers – Classification – Lists of Wastes

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This set of Basic Hazardous Waste Management Questions and Answers focuses on “Classification – Lists of Wastes”.

1. How many lists are observed according to CFR?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4
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Answer: d
Explanation: Hazardous wastes comes under either F, P, K, U list found in title 40 of Code of Federal Regulations.
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2. The lists that identifies manufacturing waste is _______
a) F and K
b) P and U
c) A and B
d) C and D
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Answer: a
Explanation: The F and K list identifies waste from manufacturing and industrial sectors.

3. ____ list waste is from non-specific source.
a) P
b) F
c) K
d) U
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Answer: b
Explanation: The processes generating from manufacturing and industrial activities are from different sectors, they are known as non-specific source.

4. F list wastes are divided into ________ groups.
a) 5
b) 6
c) 7
d) 8
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Answer: c
Explanation: F list wastes are divided into seven groups depending on the type of manufacturing and industrial operation by which the waste is created.

5. ________ list waste is from specific source.
a) P
b) F
c) K
d) U
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Answer: c
Explanation: The K-list identifies hazardous wastes from specific sectors of industry and manufacturing process, therefore the source of waste can be determined.
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6. A waste to be listed under K, it must fit into _______ categories of list.
a) 12
b) 13
c) 4
d) 15
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Answer: b
Explanation: A waste to be listed under K, it must fit into 13 categories of list and must match one of the detailed K list waste descriptions by CFR.

7. What is the hazardous waste number for halogenated compounds?
a) F005
b) F006
c) K005
d) K006
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Answer: a
Explanation: The hazardous waste number for halogenated compounds is F005, and the hazardous code is I, T.

8. The lists that identifies unused waste is _____
a) F and K
b) P and U
c) A and B
d) C and D
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Answer: b
Explanation: The P and U lists identifies hazardous waste as pure and commercial grade creations of unused chemicals that are being disposed from an activity.

9. ______ list identifies waste from acute discarded chemicals.
a) P
b) F
c) K
d) U
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Answer: a
Explanation: The P-list identifies acute hazardous wastes from discarded commercial chemical products according to CFR.
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10. ________ list identifies waste from acute discarded chemicals.
a) P
b) F
c) K
d) U
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Answer: d
Explanation: The U-list identifies hazardous wastes from discarded commercial chemical products according to CFR.

11. What is the hazardous waste number of Acrolein?
a) P001
b) P002
c) P003
d) P004
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Answer: c
Explanation: The hazardous waste number of Acrolein is P003 and the chemical abstract number is 107-02-8.

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