N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 27-1510
Standards applicable to generators of regulated medical waste


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:


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


Compliance with the marking, labeling and packaging requirements pursuant to § 27-1505 (Storage and containment of regulated medical waste)section 27-1505 of this title;


Compliance with the tracking system pursuant to § 27-1504 (Regulated medical waste tracking program)section 27-1504 of this title; and


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.


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

Source: Section 27-1510 — Standards applicable to generators of regulated medical waste, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/27-1510 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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