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Waste directory Basel

Search the Basel Convention waste directory by code (Axxxx / Bxxxx) or keyword.

  • A1010 Metal wastes and waste consisting of alloys of any of the following: antimony, arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, lead, mercury, selenium, tellurium, thallium; but excluding such wastes specifically listed on list B
  • A1020 Waste having as constituents or contaminants, excluding metal waste in massive form, any of the following: antimony, antimony compounds; beryllium, beryllium compounds; cadmium, cadmium compounds; lead, lead compounds; selenium, selenium compounds; tellurium, tellurium compounds
  • A1030 Wastes having as constituents or contaminants any of the following: arsenic, arsenic compounds; mercury, mercury compounds; thallium, thallium compounds
  • A1040 Wastes having as constituents any of the following: metal carbonyls, hexavalent chromium compounds
  • A1050 Galvanic sludges
  • A1060 Waste liquors from the pickling of metals
  • A1070 Leaching residues from zinc processing, dust and sludges such as jarosite, hematite, etc.
  • A1080 Waste zinc residues not included on list B, containing lead and cadmium in concentrations sufficient to exhibit Annex III characteristics
  • A1090 Ashes from the incineration of insulated copper wire
  • A1100 Dusts and residues from gas cleaning systems of copper smelters
  • A1110 Spent electrolytic solutions from copper electrorefining and electrowinning operations
  • A1120 Waste sludges, excluding anode slimes, from electrolyte purification systems in copper electrorefining and electrowinning operations
  • A1130 Spent etching solutions containing dissolved copper
  • A1140 Waste cupric chloride and copper cyanide catalysts
  • A1150 Precious metal ash from incineration of printed circuit boards not included on list B
  • A1160 Waste lead-acid batteries, whole or crushed
  • A1170 Unsorted waste batteries excluding mixtures of only list B batteries. Waste batteries not specified on list B containing Annex I constituents to an extent to render them hazardous
  • A1180 Waste electrical and electronic assemblies or scrap
  • A1190 Waste metal cables coated or insulated with plastics containing or contaminated with coal, tar, PCB, lead, cadmium, other organohalogen compounds or other Annex I constituents to an extent that they exhibit Annex III characteristics
  • A2010 Glass waste from cathode-ray tubes and other activated glasses
  • A2020 Waste inorganic fluorine compounds in the form of liquids or sludges but excluding such wastes specified on list B
  • A2030 Waste catalysts but excluding such wastes specified on list B
  • A2040 Waste gypsum arising from chemical industry processes, when containing Annex I constituents to the extent that it exhibits an Annex III hazardous characteristic (note the related entry on list B B2080)
  • A2050 Waste asbestos (dusts and fibres)
  • A2060 Coal-fired power plant fly-ash containing Annex I substances in concentrations sufficient to exhibit Annex III characteristics (note the related entry on list B B2050)
  • A3010 Waste from the production or processing of petroleum coke and bitumen
  • A3020 Waste mineral oils unfit for their originally intended use
  • A3030 Wastes that contain, consist of or are contaminated with leaded anti-knock compound sludges
  • A3040 Waste thermal (heat transfer) fluids
  • A3050 Wastes from production, formulation and use of resins, latex, plasticizers, glues/adhesives excluding such wastes specified on list B (note the related entry on list B B4020)
  • A3060 Waste nitrocellulose
  • A3070 Waste phenols, phenol compounds including chlorophenol in the form of liquids or sludges
  • A3080 Waste ethers not including those specified on list B
  • A3090 Waste leather dust, ash, sludges and flours when containing hexavalent chromium compounds or biocides (note the related entry on list B B3100)
  • A3100 Waste paring and other waste of leather or of composition leather not suitable for the manufacture of leather articles containing hexavalent chromium compounds or biocides (note the related entry on list B B3090)
  • A3110 Fellmongery wastes containing hexavalent chromium compounds or biocides or infectious substances (note the related entry on list B B3110)
  • A3120 Fluff - light fraction from shredding
  • A3130 Waste organic phosphorous compounds
  • A3140 Waste non-halogenated organic solvents but excluding such wastes specified on list B
  • A3150 Waste halogenated organic solvents
  • A3160 Waste halogenated or unhalogenated non-aqueous distillation residues arising from organic solvent recovery operations
  • A3170 Wastes arising from the production of aliphatic halogenated hydrocarbons (such as chloromethane, dichloro-ethane, vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride, allyl chloride and epichlorhydrin)
  • A3180 Wastes, substances and articles containing, consisting of or contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), polychlorinated terphenyl (PCT), polychlorinated naphthalene (PCN) or polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), or any other polybrominated analogues of these compounds, at a concentration level of 50 mg/kg or more
  • A3190 Waste tarry residues (excluding asphalt cements) arising from refining, distillation and any pyrolitic treatment of organic materials
  • A3200 Bituminous material (asphalt waste) from road construction and maintenance, containing tar (note the related entry on list A A3200)
  • A3210 Plastic waste, including mixtures of such waste, containing or contaminated with Annex I constituents, to an extent that it exhibits an Annex III characteristic (note the related entries Y48 in Annex II and on list B B3011)
  • A4010 Wastes from the production, preparation and use of pharmaceutical products but excluding such wastes specified on list B
  • A4020 Clinical and related wastes; that is wastes arising from medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, or similar practices, and wastes generated in hospitals or other facilities during the investigation or treatment of patients, or research projects
  • A4030 Wastes from the production, formulation and use of biocides and phytopharmaceuticals, including waste pesticides and herbicides which are off-specification, outdated, or unfit for their originally intended use
  • A4040 Wastes from the manufacture, formulation and use of wood-preserving chemicals
  • A4050 Wastes that contain consist of or are contaminated with any of the following: inorganic cyanides, excepting precious-metal-bearing residues in solid form containing traces of inorganic cyanides; organic cyanides
  • A4060 Waste oils/water, hydrocarbons/water mixtures, emulsions
  • A4070 Wastes from the production, formulation and use of inks, dyes, pigments, paints, lacquers, varnish excluding any such waste specified on list B (note the related entry on list B B4010)
  • A4080 Wastes of an explosive nature (but excluding such wastes specified on list B)
  • A4090 Waste acidic or basic solutions, other than those specified in the corresponding entry on list B (note the related entry on list B B2120)
  • A4100 Wastes from industrial pollution control devices for cleaning of industrial off-gases but excluding such wastes specified on list B
  • A4110 Wastes that contain, consist of or are contaminated with any of the following: any congenor of polychlorinated dibenzo-furan, any congenor of polychlorinated dibenzo-dioxin
  • A4120 Wastes that contain consist of or are contaminated with peroxides
  • A4130 Waste packages and containers containing Annex I substances in concentrations sufficient to exhibit Annex III hazard characteristics
  • A4140 Waste consisting of or containing off specification or outdated chemicals corresponding to Annex I categories and exhibiting Annex III hazard characteristics
  • A4150 Waste chemical substances arising from research and development or teaching activities which are not identified and/or are new and whose effects on human health and/or the environment are not known
  • A4160 Spent activated carbon not included on list B (note the related entry on list B B2060)
  • B1010 Metal and metal-alloy wastes in metallic, non-dispersible form:
  • B1020 Clean, uncontaminated metal scrap, including alloys, in bulk finished form (sheet, plate, beams, rods, etc), of:
  • B1030 Residues containing refractory metals
  • B1031 Molybdenum, tungsten, titanium, tantalum, niobium and rhenium metal and metal alloy wastes in metallic dispersible form (metal powder) excluding such wastes as specified in list A under entry A1050 – Galvanic sludges
  • B1040 Scrap assemblies from electrical power generation not contaminated with lubricating oil, PCB or PCT to an extent to render them hazardous
  • B1050 Mixed non-ferrous metal, heavy fraction scrap, not containing Annex I materials in concentrations sufficient to exhibit Annex III characteristics
  • B1060 Waste selenium and tellurium in metallic elemental form including powder
  • B1070 Waste of copper and copper alloys in dispersible form, unless they contain Annex I constituents to an extent that they exhibit Annex III characteristics
  • B1080 Zinc ash and residues including zinc alloys residues in dispersible form unless containing Annex I constituents in concentration such as to exhibit Annex III characteristics or exhibiting hazard characteristic H4.3
  • B1090 Waste batteries conforming to a specification, excluding those made with lead, cadmium or mercury
  • B1100 Metal-bearing wastes arising from melting, smelting and refining of metals
  • B1110 Electrical and electronic assemblies
  • B1115 Waste metal cables coated or insulated with plastics, not included in list A A1190, exlcuding those destined for Annex IV A operations or any other disposal operations involving, at any stage, uncontrolled thermal processes, such as open-burning
  • B1120 Spent catalysts excluding liquids used as catalysts, containing any of: transition metals, excluding waste catalysts (spent catalysts, liquid used catalysts or other catalysts) on list A; lanthanides (rare earth metals)
  • B1130 Cleaned spent precious-metal-bearing catalysts
  • B1140 Precious-metal-bearing residues in solid form which contain traces of inorganic cyanides
  • B1150 Precious metals and alloy wastes (gold, silver, the platinum group, but not mercury) in a dispersible, non-liquid form with appropriate packaging and labelling
  • B1160 Precious-metal ash from the incineration of printed circuit boards (note the related entry on list A A1150)
  • B1170 Precious-metal ash from the incineration of photographic film
  • B1180 Waste photographic film containing silver halides and metallic silver
  • B1190 Waste photographic paper containing silver halides and metallic silver
  • B1200 Granulated slag arising from the manufacture of iron and steel
  • B1210 Slag arising from the manufacture of iron and steel including slags as a source of TiO2 and vanadium
  • B1220 Slag from zinc production, chemically stabilized, having a high iron content (above 20%) and processed according to industrial specifications (e.g., DIN 4301) mainly for construction
  • B1230 Mill scaling arising from the manufacture of iron and steel
  • B1240 Copper oxide mill-scale
  • B1250 Waste end-of-life motor vehicles, containing neither liquids nor other hazardous components
  • B2010 Wastes from mining operations in non-dispersible form:
  • B2020 Glass waste in non-dispersible form
  • B2030 Ceramic wastes in non-dispersible form
  • B2040 Other wastes containing principally inorganic constituents
  • B2050 Coal-fired power plant fly-ash, not included on list A (note the related entry on list A A2060)
  • B2060 Spent activated carbon not containing any Annex I constituents to an extent they exhibit Annex III caracteristics, for example, carbon resulting from the treatment of potable water and processes of the food industry and vitamin production (note the related entry on list A A4160)
  • B2070 Calcium fluoride sludge
  • B2080 Waste gypsum arising from chemical industry processes not included on list A (note the related entry on list A A2040)
  • B2090 Waste anode butts from steel or aluminum production made of petroleum coke or bitumen and cleaned to normal industry specifications (excluding anode butts from chlor alkali electrolyses and from metallurgical industry)
  • B2100 Waste hydrates of aluminum and waste alumina and residues from alumina production excluding such materials used for gas cleaning, flocculation or filtration processes
  • B2110 Bauxite residue ("red mud") (pH moderated to less than 11.5)
  • B2120 Waste acidic or basic solutions with a pH greater than 2 and less than 11.5, which are not corrosive or otherwise hazardous (note the related entry on list A A4090)
  • B2130 Bituminous materials (asphalt waste) from road construction and maintenance, not containing tar (note the related entry on list A A3200)
  • B3011 Plastic waste (note the related entries Y48 in Annex II and on list A A3210)
  • B3020 Paper, paperboard and paper product wastes
  • B3030 Textile wastes
  • B3035 Waste textile floor coverings, carpets
  • B3040 Rubber wastes
  • B3050 Untreated cork and wood waste
  • B3060 Wastes arising from agro-food industries provided it is not infectious
  • B3065 Waste edible fats and oils of animal or vegetable origin (e.g. frying oils), provided that they do not exhibit an Annex III characteristics
  • B3070 The following wastes: waste of human hair; waste straw; deactivated fungus mycelium from penicillin production to be used as animal feed
  • B3080 Waste parings and scrap of rubber
  • B3090 Paring and other wastes of leather or of composition leather not suitable for the manufacture of leather articles, excluding leather sludges, not containing hexavalent chromium compounds and biocides (note the related entry on list A A3100)
  • B3100 Leather dust, ash, sludges or flours not containing hexavalent chromium compounds or biocides (note the related entry on list A A3090)
  • B3110 Fellmongery wastes not containing hexavalent chromium compounds or biocides or infectious substances (note the related entry on list A A3110)
  • B3120 Wastes consisting of food dyes
  • B3130 Waste polymer ethers and waste non-hazardous monomer ethers incapable of forming peroxides
  • B3140 Waste pneumatic tyres, excluding those destined for Annex IVA operations
  • B4010 Wastes consisting mainly of water-based/latex paints, inks and hardened varnishes not containing organic solvents, heavy metals or biocides to an extent to render them hazardous (note the related entry on list A A4070)
  • B4020 Wastes from production, formulation and use of resins, latex, plasticizers, glues/adhesives, not listed on list A, free of solvents and other contaminants to an extent that they do not exhibit Annex III characteristics, e.g., water-based, or glues based on casein starch, dextrin, cellulose ethers, polyvinyl alcohols (note the related entry on list A A3050)
  • B4030 Used single-use cameras, with batteries not included on list A