There are four factors that determine whether or not a substance is hazardous :
- Ignitability (i.e. flammable)
U.S. environmental laws additionally describe "hazardous waste" as a waste (usually a solid waste) that has potential to :
- Cause/significantly contribute to increase in mortality (death) or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible illness
- Pose a substantial (present/potential) hazard to human health or environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed of or otherwise managed
These wastes may be found in different physical states like :
Moreover, hazardous waste is considered to be special sort of waste which can't be disposed through simple methods. With complete regard to physical state of waste, treatment & solidification processes are offered by our industry experienced personnel.