Tennessee Department of Transportation
Waste Characterization Profile
 
 
1) Description of waste and facility name(s)/location where waste is generated.
  Non-Hazardous Oil Filters and Punctured and Drained Aerosol Cans (WP-103) (WP-103)
  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 Motor Oil Filters, Hydraulic Oil Filters, Diesel Filters, Aerosol Cans
 
3) Description of process generating the waste.
  Used motor oil filters, hydraulic oil filters, and diesel filters are hot drained and punctured or crushed. Aerosol cans are used and then punctured in a device that captures the remaining aerosol product. Each can is allowed to drain one to two minutes after initial puncture. Once the aerosol cans have been allowed to drain, they are crushed and placed in a container for future disposal.
 
4)  Is the waste a hazardous waste ? Yes   No     
  If yes, hazardous waste code(s)
  Initial Characterization/Process Knowledge Yes  No    
  Re-characterization (process change) Yes   No     
  DOT Shipping Name:            
  Non-Regulated Materials (Crushed Filters and Aerosol Cans)            
               
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.