The group of laboratory waste includes, inter alia, waste such as laboratory and analytical chemicals (e.g. chemical reagents) containing hazardous substances, including mixtures of laboratory and analytical chemicals, used inorganic chemicals containing hazardous substances, used organic chemicals containing hazardous substances and other used chemicals. Laboratory waste is generated in connection with the activities of academic, medical and other institutions.
Types of chemical waste
The following table shows sample codes and types of waste considered as chemical waste.
|Waste code||Type of veterinary waste|
|16 05 06*||Laboratory and analytical chemicals|
|16 05 07*||Inorganic laboratory and analytical chemicals|
|16 05 08*||Organic laboratory chemicals and analytical chemicals|
|16 05 09||Laboratory chemicals other than hazardous ones|