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7045.0213 FARMERS; PESTICIDES.

Subpart 1.

General applicability.

A farmer who generates waste pesticides which are hazardous waste must comply with the standards applicable to generators established in parts 7045.0205 to 7045.0325 except as provided in subpart 2.

Subp. 2.

Special conditions.

A farmer who generates waste pesticides which are hazardous waste and who triple rinses each emptied pesticide container and disposes of the pesticide residues on the farmer's farm in a manner consistent with the disposal instructions on the pesticide label is not required with respect to those pesticides to comply with other standards in parts 7045.0205 to 7045.0320 or to comply with parts 7045.0450 to 7045.1390, or to obtain a hazardous waste facility permit, provided that:

A.

the container or inner liner has been triple rinsed using a solvent capable of removing the commercial chemical product or manufacturing chemical intermediate;

B.

the container or inner liner has been cleaned by another method that has been shown in the scientific literature, or by tests conducted by the generator, to achieve equivalent removal; or

C.

in the case of a container, the inner liner that prevented contact of the commercial chemical product or manufacturing chemical intermediate with the container has been removed.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 116.07; 116.37

History:

9 SR 115; 15 SR 1515; 16 SR 2102; 31 SR 1277; 33 SR 2042

Published Electronically:

October 10, 2013