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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 120. Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations

9VAC20-120-100. Recycled materials.

A. Untreated regulated medical wastes shall not be used, reused, or reclaimed.

B. Wastes that have been treated in accord with these regulations are no longer regulated medical waste and may be used, reused, or reclaimed in accordance with the provisions of the Solid Waste Management Regulations (9VAC20-81).

C. Bed linen, instruments, medical care equipment and other materials that are routinely reused for their original purpose are not subject to these regulations until they are discarded and are a solid waste. These items do not include reusable carts or other devices used in the management of regulated medical waste (see 9VAC20-120-260).

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 3.3, eff. June 29, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. June 19, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 22, eff. August 3, 2011.

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