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CRT Material Handler Notification and Reporting Requirements

Last modified: 3/5/2012 11:54 AM

DEFINITIONS

The following terms are defined in 22CCR §66273.9:

"Cathode ray tube" or "CRT" means a vacuum tube or picture tube used to convert an electrical signal into a visual image.

"CRT device" means any electronic device that contains one or more CRTs including, but not limited to, computer monitors, televisions, cash registers and oscilloscopes.

"CRT glass" means any glass released, derived or otherwise generated from the treatment or breakage of one or more CRTs.

"CRT material" means all or any of the following:

  • A CRT, as defined in this section, that is or has become a waste pursuant to 22CCR §66273.6(c);
  • A CRT device, as defined in this section, that is or has become a waste pursuant to 22CCR §66273.6(c);
  • CRT glass that is or has become a waste pursuant to 22CCR §66273.6(c) and that is reclaimed at a CRT glass manufacturer or at a primary or secondary lead smelter.

"CRT material handler" means any person who generates, accumulates, stores, treats, or recycles any Universal Waste CRT material.

“Universal Waste” means any waste listed in 22CCR §66261.9.

NOTIFICATION [22CCR §66273.82(a)]

A CRT material handler who intends to handle any CRT materials from any offsite source shall notify the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) at least 30 days prior to accepting any CRT materials. This notification shall include the information specified below:

  1. Name of CRT material handler;
  2. Telephone number of CRT material handler;
  3. Type of handler for purposes of Public Resources Code, division 30, part 3, chapter 8.5 (i.e., collector, recycler, or dual entity);
  4. Mailing address of CRT material handler, and physical address if different;
  5. Name of the contact person;
  6. Telephone number of the contact person;
  7. An eMail address of the contact person or organization, if available;
  8. The types of CRT materials expected to be handled;
  9. The sources of CRT materials (i.e., residential collections, business asset recovery, other collectors, etc.).

ANNUAL REPORTING [22CCR §66273.82(b)]

  1. A CRT material handler that accepts five or less CRTs, five or less CRT devices, or 100 kilograms or less of CRT glass per calendar year from offsite sources is not required to submit an annual report to DTSC for those Universal Waste handling activities.  
  2. A CRT material handler that accepts more than five CRTs or more than five CRT devices or more than 100 kilograms of CRT glass per calendar year from any offsite source shall, by February 1 of each calendar year, submit a written annual report containing the information specified in subparagraph (4) to DTSC. The information submitted under this subsection shall cover CRT material handling activities during the previous calendar year.  
  3. A CRT material handler that generates 5,000 kilograms (about 200 CRTs) or more of CRT material (CRTs, CRT devices and CRT glass calculated collectively) per calendar year shall, by February 1 of each calendar year, submit a written annual report containing the information specified in subparagraph (4) to DTSC. The information submitted under this subsection shall cover CRT material handling activities during the previous calendar year.  
  4. This annual report shall include:   
    (A) The CRT material handler's name and mailing address;
    (B) The name and business telephone number of the person at the CRT material handler's site who should be contacted regarding Universal Waste management activities;
    (C) The address or physical location including the county of the CRT material management activities;
    (D) The total quantity of CRTs (count), the total quantity of CRT devices (count) and the total quantity of CRT glass (weight) handled during the previous year;
    (E) A list including the names, addresses, and phone numbers of each location that the handler shipped CRTs to during the previous year and the total quantity of CRTs (count) shipped to each location;
    (F) A list including the names, addresses, and phone numbers of each location that the handler shipped CRT devices to during the previous year and the total quantity of CRT devices (count) shipped to each location;
    (G) A list including the names, addresses, and phone numbers of each location that the handler shipped CRT glass to during the previous year and the total quantity of CRT glass (weight) shipped to each location.  

ADDITIONAL NOTIFICATION AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Whenever necessary, handlers who use mass based inventory systems may convert mass data to count data through application of an appropriate conversion factor (e.g., 30 pounds per CRT) to fulfill this notification requirement. Handlers who perform data conversions shall indicate that the count data was derived from mass data and shall include the conversion factor(s) used in their notification. [22CCR §66273.82(c)]
  • Written notifications and reports shall be submitted to DTSC by certified mail, return receipt requested to: [22CCR §66273.82(d)]

Department of Toxic Substances Control
Hazardous Waste Management Program
Regulatory and Program Development Division
Attention: CRT Materials Handling Activities
P.O. Box 806
Sacramento, CA  95812-0806

  • Electronic notifications shall be submitted to DTSC at  www.dtsc.ca.gov. [22CCR §66273.82(e)]

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