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Document 31994D0904

94/904/EC: Council Decision of 22 December 1994 establishing a list of hazardous waste pursuant to Article 1 (4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste

OJ L 356, 31.12.1994, p. 14–22 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT)
Special edition in Finnish: Chapter 15 Volume 014 P. 156 - 164
Special edition in Swedish: Chapter 15 Volume 014 P. 156 - 164

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2001; Repealed by 300D0532

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/1994/904/oj

31994D0904

94/904/EC: Council Decision of 22 December 1994 establishing a list of hazardous waste pursuant to Article 1 (4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste

Official Journal L 356 , 31/12/1994 P. 0014 - 0022
Finnish special edition: Chapter 15 Volume 14 P. 0156
Swedish special edition: Chapter 15 Volume 14 P. 0156


COUNCIL DECISION of 22 December 1994 establishing a list of hazardous waste pursuant to Article 1 (4) of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste (94/904/EC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 91/689/EEC of 12 December 1991 on hazardous waste (1), and in particular Article 1 (4) thereof,

Whereas, in accordance with Article 1 (4) of Directive 91/689/EEC, a list of hazardous waste on the basis of Annexes I and II to that Directive and on the knowledge that the waste displays one or more of the properties of Annex III to the said Directive has to be established;

Whereas Member States may make provisions, in exceptional cases, to determine, on the basis of documentary evidence provided in an appropriate way by the holder, that a specific waste on the list does not display any of the properties listed in Annex III to Directive 91/689/EEC;

Whereas the list will be periodically reviewed and, if necessary, revised in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 18 of Concil Directive 75/442/EEC of 15 July 1975 on waste (2),

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The list of hazardous waste annexed to this Decision is hereby adopted.

These wastes are considered to display one or more of the properties of Annex III to Directive 91/689/EEC and, as regards H3 to H8 of the said Annex, one or more of the following:

- flash point <= 55 °C,

- one or more substanbces classified as very toxic at a total concentration >= 0,1 %,

- one or more substances classified as toxic at a total concentration >= 3 %,

- one or more substances classified as harmful at a total concentration >= 25 %,

- one or more corrosive substances classified as R35 at a total concentration >= 1 %,

- one or more corrosive substances classified as R34 at a total concentration >= 5 %,

- one or more irritant substances classified as R41 at a total concentration >= 10 %,

- one or more irritant substances classified as R36, R37, R38 at a total concentration >= 20 %,

- one or more substances known to be carcinogenic (categories 1 or 2) at a total concentration >= 0,1 %.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 22 December 1994.

For the Council

The President

H. SEEHOFER

(1) OJ No L 377, 31. 12. 1991, p. 20. Directive as last amended by Directive 94/31/EC (OJ No L 168, 2. 7. 1994, p. 28).

(2) OJ No L 194, 25. 7. 1975, p. 39. Directive as last amended by Directive 91/692/EEC (OJ No L 377, 31. 12. 1991, p. 48).

ANNEX

HAZARDOUS WASTES ACCORDING TO ARTICLE 1 (4) OF DIRECTIVE 91/689/EEC

Introduction

1. The different types of waste in the list are fully defined by the six-digit code for the waste and the respective two-digit and four-digit chapter headings.

2. Inclusion in the list does not mean that the material or object is a waste in all circumstances. The entry is only relevant when the definition of waste according to Article 1 (a) of Directive 75/442/EEC has been satisfied, unless Article 2 (1) b of the Directive applies.

3. The waste featuring on the list is subject to the provisions of Council Directive 91/689/EEC on harzardous waste, unless Article 1 (5) of the Directive applies.

4. In accordance with Article 1 (4), second indent of Directive 91/689/EEC, any waste other than the ones listed below which is considered by a Member State to display any of the properties listed in Annex III to Council Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste is hazardous. All such cases will be notified to the Commission and will be examined with a view to amending the list in accordance with Article 18 of Directive 75/442/EEC.

LIST OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

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