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SECTION 27-1510
Standards applicable to generators of regulated medical waste
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 27, TITLE 15
§ 27-1510. Standards applicable to generators of regulated medical

waste.

1. The commissioner shall promulgate regulations establishing
standards which shall be applicable to all generators of any quantity of
regulated medical waste, as may be necessary to protect human health and
the environment. Such standards shall include, but need not be limited
to, requirements respecting:

a. Recordkeeping practices that accurately identify the quantities of
such regulated medical waste generated, and the disposition thereof;

b. Compliance with the marking, labeling and packaging requirements
pursuant to section 27-1505 of this title;

c. Compliance with the tracking system pursuant to section 27-1504 of
this title; and

d. Submission of an annual report to the commissioner, and additional
reports at such times as the commissioner deems necessary, on such forms
as the commissioner shall prescribe, respecting the quantities of
regulated medical waste generated during a specified time period, and
the disposition thereof.

2. Any such regulation may not exempt, but may differ in its terms as
between generators of differing quantities of regulated medical waste.