Tennessee Department of Transportation
Waste Characterization Profile
 
 
1) Description of waste and facility name(s)/location where waste is generated.
  Discarded Tire Weights (WP-030)
  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
237 753 01 1/2 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 02 1 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 03 2 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 04 1 1/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 05 1/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 06 3/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 07 1 1/2 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 08 1 3/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 09 2 1/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 10 2 1/2 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 11 2 3/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 12 3 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 13 3 1/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 14 3 1/2 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 15 3 3/4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 16 4 OUNCE WHEEL WEIGHTS
237 753 17 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-1 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 18 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-2 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 19 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-3 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 20 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-4 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 21 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-5 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 22 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-1/2 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 23 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-1 1/2 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 24 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-2 1/2 OUNCE TRUCK
237 753 25 WHEEL WEIGHTS LT1-3 1/2 OUNCE TRUCK
 
3) Description of process generating the waste.
  Tire weights containing 50 percent or more lead by weight were generated during wheel balancing of vehicles/trucks.
 
4)  Is the waste a hazardous waste ? Yes  No      
  If yes, hazardous waste code(s) D008
  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 lead)            
               
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.
  This waste stream is hazardous if the used tire weights are not being recycled or a means for recycling has not been established.