Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

Integrated Waste Management Fee Law

Public Resources Code

Part 1. Integrated Waste Management

Chapter 2. Definitions

Section 40141

40141. "Hazardous waste." (a) "Hazardous waste" means a waste, defined as a "hazardous waste" in accordance with Section 25117 of the Health and Safety Code, or a combination of wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics may do either of the following:

(1) Cause, or significantly contribute to, an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness.

(2) Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed of, or otherwise managed.

(b) Unless expressly provided otherwise, "hazardous waste" includes extremely hazardous waste and acutely hazardous waste.