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

9VAC20-120-80. Purpose and scope.

Article 1

A. This part contains general provisions in 9VAC20-120-80 and 9VAC20-120-90, provisions for recycling of regulated medical wastes in 9VAC20-120-100, provisions for conditional exemption from regulation in 9VAC20-120-110, a description of persons exempt in all or in part from the regulations in 9VAC20-120-120, a description of waste and materials excluded from consideration in these regulations in 9VAC20-120-130, and the definition of regulated medical waste in 9VAC20-120-140 and 9VAC20-120-150.

B. Wastes identified in this part are regulated medical wastes and are subject to this chapter, the Virginia Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations.

C. The basic definition of solid waste appears in 9VAC20-120-10 along with other pertinent definitions and shall be referred to for the exact meaning of the terms used. Additional detailed descriptions of regulated medical wastes, exclusions and listings required to arrive at the proper classification of wastes are the subject of this part.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 3.1, eff. June 29, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. June 19, 2002.

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