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

9VAC20-120-980. Small medical waste treatment devices.

A. All small medical waste treatment devices shall fulfill the requirements necessary for technology approval and shall meet the treatment efficacy requirements as defined in 9VAC20-120-910.

B. Technology and siting approval are the responsibility of the petitioner. The petitioner shall provide to the department:

1. All information required for technology approval as defined in 9VAC20-120-950;

2. All information required of site approval for a typical site for which the equipment is designed as defined in 9VAC20-120-960; and

3. All materials and documents required of the user to ensure proper use, safety, and effective treatment. These materials and documents would include:

a. An operations and maintenance manual;

b. Information on proper use and potential misuse;

c. Treatment efficacy testing instructions;

d. Training/education manual; and

e. Available service agreements/programs.

C. The manufacturer (vendor) shall furnish the user of the treatment device:

1. An operations and maintenance manual;

2. Information on proper use and potential misuse;

3. Treatment efficacy testing instructions;

4. Training/education manual; and

5. Available service agreements/programs.

D. Upon the installation of the treatment device, the manufacturer shall compile a record of the buyer, the location, and the results of onsite challenge testing at time of purchase. This information shall be submitted annually to the department by the petitioner as the notification record of site registrations of equipment installed that previous year.

Statutory Authority

Chapter 14 (§ 10.1-1400 et seq.) of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 11.15, eff. June 29, 1994.

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