SECTION .0600 ‑ PESTICIDE AND PESTICIDE CONTAINER DISPOSAL

 

02 NCAC 09L .0601          DEFINITIONS

The following definitions will be in effect throughout 2 NCAC 9L .0600:

(1)           "Container" means any package, can, bottle, bag, barrel, drum, tank, or other containing device (excluding spray applicator tanks) used to enclose a pesticide or pesticide‑related wastes.

(2)           "Excess pesticides" means all pesticides which cannot be legally sold or which are to be discarded.

(3)           "Pesticide‑related wastes" means all pesticide‑containing wastes or by‑products which are produced in the manufacturing or processing of a pesticide and which are to be discarded, but which, pursuant to acceptable pesticide manufacturing or processing operations, are not ordinarily a part of or contained within an industrial waste stream discharged into a sewer or the waters of the state.

(4)           "Safe disposal" means discarding pesticides or containers in a permanent manner so as to comply with these procedures and so as to avoid unreasonable adverse effects on the environment.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑441;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1989.