TMCC

Environmental Health and Safety Office

Hazardous Waste Labels

All containers used to accumulate hazardous waste or universal waste must have a completed label. Be sure to fill out all of the following sections:

  • Chemical Composition: Write out the full chemical name of each chemical in the container. Include percentages of each, including water if applicable. Make sure the percentages add up to 100%. Do not use chemical structures and abbreviations.
  • Hazards: Check any hazards that apply, using your knowledge of the chemical and/or an MSDS.
  • Waste Generator Information: Write your name, contact information, location and date.

Hazardous Waste labels

Free labels are available at the EHS office at the Dandini Campus, Red Mountain Building, room 335. You may also download labels from this website.

Universal Waste and Used Oil labels

Universal Waste includes: batteries, fluorescent lamps and other lamps that contain mercury, used motor oil and used shop rags. Contact the Environmental Health and Safety office for more information.

  • Used oil labels  (not to be used with silicone oils -- such as vacuum pump oil, chlorinated oils or contaminated oils, all of which must be disposed of as Hazardous Chemical Waste).

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