Tennessee Department of Transportation
Waste Characterization Profile
 
 
1) Description of waste and facility name(s)/location where waste is generated.
  F002 Debris (WP-099) (WP-099)
  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
NA Trichloroethylene and trichloroethane
 
3) Description of process generating the waste.
  This waste is the solids resulting from the decontamination of tanks and piping that was used to transport product and waste trichloroethylene and trichloroethane from the solvent room to dispensing units within the laboratory. This waste is a mixture of PVC and copper piping, a steel tank, personnel protective equipment, absorbent material and small amounts of residual waste trichloroethylene, trichloroethane, and asphalt distillates. The tank and the piping were cut into small pieces for disposal.
 
4)  Is the waste a hazardous waste ? Yes  No      
  If yes, hazardous waste code(s) F002
  Initial Characterization/Process Knowledge Yes  No    
  Re-characterization (process change) Yes   No     
  DOT Shipping Name:            
  Waste Toxic, Solids, Organic, n.o.s. (Contains Trichloroethylene and Trichloroethane), 6.1 UN2811, PGII (F002)            
               
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.