Tennessee Department of Transportation
Waste Characterization Profile
 
 
1) Description of waste and facility name(s)/location where waste is generated.
  Discarded Mercury-Containing Lamps (WP-028)
  Tennessee Department of Transportation Facilities (state-wide)
 
2)  Listing of all products that constitute or potentially constitute the waste across TDOT facilities.
Note: Products listed with product codes were generated using inventory data in 2001.
 
Product Code Product Description
360 325 LAMP, MERCURY VAPOR, 75 WATT
360 327 LAMP, MERCURY VAPOR, 100 WATT
360 328 LAMP, HIGH PRESSURE 150 WATT
360 329 LAMP, HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM 250 WATT
360 330 LAMP, MERCURY VAPOR 175 WATT
360 331 LAMP, HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM 400 WATT
360 332 LAMP, HIGH PRESSURE SODIUM 70 WATT
360 334 LAMP, MERCURY VAPOR 250 WATT
360 335 LAMP, MERCURY VAPOR 400 WATT
360 377 LAMP, FLOURESCENT, F9
360 380 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F20/T12 SW/N
360 382 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F30/T12
360 385 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F40-CWX
360 386 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F40 STEC 35
360 387 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F40 FPX35RSWM
360 395 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F-40D
360 400 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F48 T12 CW
360 402 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F15 T8/CW
360 405 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F48 T12 CW HO
360 410 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F48 G17 CW
360 425 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F96 PG17 CW
360 430 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F96 T12D
360 435 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F96 TW CW HO
360 440 LAMP, FLOURESCENT F96 T12 CWX
360 441 LAMP, FLOURESCENT H39/22KC/DX
360 442 LAMP, FLOURESCENT 7 WATT CF7DS/841
360 443 LAMP,FLOURESCENT F96T12CW/80H0/EW/8LTO
 
3) Description of process generating the waste.
  Mercury containing lamps were generated during highway lighting and building maintenance. This waste stream includes fluorescent-, high intensity discharge (HID), mercury vapor-, high pressure sodium-, and metal halide-lamps.
 
4)  Is the waste a hazardous waste ? Yes  No      
  If yes, hazardous waste code(s) D009
  Initial Characterization/Process Knowledge Yes  No    
  Re-characterization (process change) Yes   No     
  DOT Shipping Name:            
  Hazardous waste, solid, n.o.s., 9, NA3077, PGIII (contains mercury, D009)            
               
5) Determination memorandum: provides basis of determination, including MSDS, review of waste codes, and any analytical data.
  Data and/or memoranda are located in project files at TDOT Headquarters where available.
 
6) Special Information about this waste.