Instructions for EPA Form 8700-22 "Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest"

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Hazardous Waste Manifest Instructions
What are the instructions for completing the manifest form (EPA Form 8700-22)?
Read all instructions before completing the form.
1.
Federal regulations require generators and transporters of hazardous waste and owners or
operators of receiving facilities designated on the manifest to complete this form (EPA
Form 8700–22) and, if necessary, the continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700–22A) for both
inter- and intrastate transportation of hazardous waste.
2.
This manifest reflects formatting changes made by U.S. EPA in December 2017.
Beginning on June 30, 2018, this manifest (Revision 12-17) must be used and all
previous editions are prohibited. Go to
www.epa.gov/e-manifest
for additional
information.
3.
This form must be purchased from a registered printer
(https://www.epa.gov/hwgenerators/approved-registered-printers-epas-manifest-
registry#how) and has been designed to be filled out using standard computer printers; a
firm point pen may also be used—press down hard. After June 30, 2018, this form can
also be completed electronically in EPA’s e-Manifest system.
I.
Instructions for Generators
Item 1. Generator’s U.S. EPA Identification Number
Enter the generator’s U.S. EPA twelve-digit identification number, or the state generator
identification number if the generator site does not have an EPA identification number.
Item 2. Page 1 of ___
Enter the total number of pages used to complete the manifest (i.e., the first page (EPA Form
8700-22) plus the number of continuation sheets (EPA Form 8700-22A), if any).
Item 3. Emergency Response Phone Number
Enter a phone number for which emergency response information can be obtained in the event of
an incident during transportation. The emergency response phone number must:
1.
Be the number of the generator or the number of an agency or organization who is
capable of and accepts responsibility for providing detailed information about the
shipment;
2.
Reach a phone that is monitored 24 hours a day at all times the waste is in transportation
(including transportation related storage); and
Hazardous Waste Manifest Instructions
What are the instructions for completing the manifest form (EPA Form 8700-22)?
Read all instructions before completing the form.
1.
Federal regulations require generators and transporters of hazardous waste and owners or
operators of receiving facilities designated on the manifest to complete this form (EPA
Form 8700–22) and, if necessary, the continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700–22A) for both
inter- and intrastate transportation of hazardous waste.
2.
This manifest reflects formatting changes made by U.S. EPA in December 2017.
Beginning on June 30, 2018, this manifest (Revision 12-17) must be used and all
previous editions are prohibited. Go to
www.epa.gov/e-manifest
for additional
information.
3.
This form must be purchased from a registered printer
(https://www.epa.gov/hwgenerators/approved-registered-printers-epas-manifest-
registry#how) and has been designed to be filled out using standard computer printers; a
firm point pen may also be used—press down hard. After June 30, 2018, this form can
also be completed electronically in EPA’s e-Manifest system.
I.
Instructions for Generators
Item 1. Generator’s U.S. EPA Identification Number
Enter the generator’s U.S. EPA twelve-digit identification number, or the state generator
identification number if the generator site does not have an EPA identification number.
Item 2. Page 1 of ___
Enter the total number of pages used to complete the manifest (i.e., the first page (EPA Form
8700-22) plus the number of continuation sheets (EPA Form 8700-22A), if any).
Item 3. Emergency Response Phone Number
Enter a phone number for which emergency response information can be obtained in the event of
an incident during transportation. The emergency response phone number must:
1.
Be the number of the generator or the number of an agency or organization who is
capable of and accepts responsibility for providing detailed information about the
shipment;
2.
Reach a phone that is monitored 24 hours a day at all times the waste is in transportation
(including transportation related storage); and
3.
Reach someone who is either knowledgeable of the hazardous waste being shipped and
has comprehensive emergency response and spill cleanup/incident mitigation information
for the material being shipped or has immediate access to a person who has that
knowledge and information about the shipment.
Note: Emergency Response phone number information should only be entered in Item 3 when
there is one phone number that applies to all the waste materials described in Item 9b. If a
situation (e.g., consolidated shipments) arises where more than one Emergency Response phone
number applies to the various wastes listed on the manifest, the phone numbers associated with
each specific material should be entered after its description in Item 9b.
Item 4. Manifest Tracking Number
This unique tracking number must be pre-printed on the manifest by the forms printer.
Item 5. Generator’s Mailing Address, Phone Number and Site Address
Enter the name of the generator, the mailing address to which the completed manifest signed by
the designated facility should be mailed, and the generator’s telephone number. Note, the
telephone number (including area code) should be the normal business number for the generator,
or the number where the generator or his authorized agent may be reached to provide instructions
in the event the designated and/or alternate (if any) facility rejects some or all of the shipment.
Also enter the physical site address from which the shipment originates only if this address is
different than the mailing address.
Item 6. Transporter 1 Company Name, and U.S. EPA ID Number
Enter the company name and U.S. EPA ID number of the first transporter who will transport the
waste. Vehicle or driver information may not be entered here.
Item 7. Transporter 2 Company Name and U.S. EPA ID Number
If applicable, enter the company name and U.S. EPA ID number of the second transporter who
will transport the waste. Vehicle or driver information may not be entered here.
If more than two transporters are needed, use a continuation sheet(s) (EPA Form 8700-22A).
Item 8. Designated Facility Name, Site Address, and U.S. EPA ID Number
Enter the company name and site address of the facility designated to receive the waste listed on
the manifest. Also enter the facility’s phone number and the U.S. EPA twelve-digit identification
number of the facility.
Item 9. U.S. DOT Description (Including Proper Shipping Name, Hazard Class or Division,
Identification Number, and Packing Group)
Item 9a. If the wastes identified in Item 9b consist of both hazardous and nonhazardous
materials, then identify the hazardous materials by entering an “X” in this Item next to
the corresponding hazardous material identified in Item 9b.
Item 9b. Enter the U.S. DOT Proper Shipping Name, Hazard Class or Division,
Identification Number (UN/NA) and Packing Group for each waste as identified in 49
CFR 172. Include technical name(s) and reportable quantity references, if applicable.
Note: If additional space is needed for waste descriptions, enter these additional descriptions in
Item 27 on the continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). Also, if more than one Emergency
Response phone number applies to the various wastes described in either Item 9b or Item 27,
enter applicable Emergency Response phone numbers immediately following the shipping
descriptions for those Items.
Item 10. Containers (Number and Type)
Enter the number of containers for each waste and the appropriate abbreviation from Table I
(below) for the type of container.
Table I. Types of Containers
BA = Burlap, cloth, paper, or plastic bags.
DT = Dump truck.
CF = Fiber or plastic boxes, cartons, cases.
DW = Wooden drums, barrels, kegs.
CM = Metal boxes, cartons, cases (including
HG = Hopper or gondola cars.
roll-offs).
CW = Wooden boxes, cartons, cases.
TC = Tank cars
CY = Cylinders.
TP = Portable tanks.
DF = Fiberboard or plastic drums, barrels, kegs. TT = Cargo tanks (tank trucks).
DM = Metal drums, barrels, kegs.
Item 11. Total Quantity
Enter, in designated boxes, the total quantity of waste. Round partial units to the nearest whole
unit, and do not enter decimals or fractions. To the extent practical, report quantities using
appropriate units of measure that will allow you to report quantities with precision. Waste
quantities entered should be based on actual measurements or reasonably accurate estimates of
actual quantities shipped. Container capacities are not acceptable as estimates.
Item 12. Units of Measure (Weight/Volume)
Enter, in designated boxes, the appropriate abbreviation from Table II (below) for the unit of
measure.
Table II. Units of Measure
G = Gallons (liquids only)
N = Cubic Meters
K = Kilograms
P = Pounds
L = Liters (liquids only)
T = Tons (2000 Pounds)
M = Metric Tons (1000 Kilograms)
Y = Cubic Yards
Note: Tons, Metric Tons, Cubic Meters, and Cubic Yards should only be reported in
connection with very large bulk shipments, such as rail cars, tank trucks, or barges.
Item 13. Waste Codes
Enter up to six federal and state waste codes to describe each waste stream identified in Item 9b.
State waste codes that are not redundant with federal codes must be entered here, in addition to
the federal waste codes which are most representative of the properties of the waste.
Item 14. Special Handling Instructions and Additional Information
1.
Generators may enter any special handling or shipment-specific information necessary
for the proper management or tracking of the materials under the generator’s or other
handler’s business processes, such as waste profile numbers, container codes, bar codes,
or response guide numbers. Generators also may use this space to enter additional
descriptive information about their shipped materials, such as chemical names,
constituent percentages, physical state, or specific gravity of wastes identified with
volume units in Item 12.
2.
This space may be used to record limited types of federally required information for
which there is no specific space provided on the manifest, including any alternate facility
designations; the manifest tracking number of the original manifest for rejected wastes
and residues that are re-shipped under a second manifest; and the specification of PCB
waste descriptions and PCB out-of-service dates required under 40 CFR 761.207.
Generators, however, cannot be required to enter information in this space to meet state
regulatory requirements.
Item 15. Generator’s/Offeror’s Certifications
1.
The generator must read, sign, and date the waste minimization certification statement.
In signing the waste minimization certification statement, those generators who have not
been exempted by statute or regulation from the duty to make a waste minimization
certification under section 3002(b) of RCRA are also certifying that they have complied
with the waste minimization requirements. The Generator’s Certification also contains
the required attestation that the shipment has been properly prepared and is in proper
condition for transportation (the shipper’s certification). The content of the shipper’s
certification statement is as follows: “I hereby declare that the contents of this
consignment are fully and accurately described above by the proper shipping name, and
are classified, packaged, marked, and labeled/placarded, and are in all respects in proper
condition for transport according to applicable international and national governmental
regulations. If export shipment and I am the Primary Exporter, I certify that the contents
of this consignment conform to the terms of the attached EPA Acknowledgment of
Consent.” When a party other than the generator prepares the shipment for transportation,
this party may also sign the shipper’s certification statement as the offeror of the
shipment.
2.
Generator or Offeror personnel may preprint the words, “On behalf of” in the signature
block or may hand write this statement in the signature block prior to signing the
generator/offeror certification, to indicate that the individual signs as the employee or
agent of the named principal.
Note: All of the above information except the handwritten signature required in Item 15 may be
pre-printed.
II.
Instructions for International Shipment Block
Item 16. International Shipments
For export shipments, the primary exporter must check the export box, and enter the point of exit
(city and state) from the United States. For import shipments, the importer must check the import
box and enter the point of entry (city and state) into the United States. For exports, the
transporter must sign and date the manifest to indicate the day the shipment left the United
States. Transporters of hazardous waste shipments must deliver a copy of the manifest to the
U.S. Customs when exporting the waste across U.S. borders.