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Hazardous Waste Manifests in the State of Florida

The Manifest Rules may be found here.
The list of rules may be found here.

Chapter 62-730.160(4) of the Florida Administrative Code states:

Generators of hazardous waste shall complete the following sections of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest: Items 1through 15 and the applicable parts of item 16, if required for international shipments, on Form 8700-22, and Items 21 through 32, on Form 8700-22A. Copies of a list of vendors which supply the form and instructions may be obtained by contacting:

      Hazardous Waste Manifest Coordinator
      MS 4550, Division of Waste Management
      Department of Environmental Protection
      2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

The Department adopts by reference the Federal Rule 40 CFR Part 262-264, specifically:
  • 40 CFR Part 262, which includes the Generator manifest rules found in 262.20 - 262.27
  • 40 CFR Part 263, which includes the Transporter manifest rules found in 263.20 - 263.22
  • 40 CFR Part 264, which includes the TSDF manifest rules found in 264.70 - 264.72

§ 264.71 Use of manifest system

  1. If a facility receives hazardous waste accompanied by a manifest, the owner, operator or his/her agent must sign and date the manifest as indicated in paragraph (a)(2) of this section to certify that the hazardous waste covered by the manifest was received, that the hazardous waste was received except as noted in the discrepancy space of the manifest, or that the hazardous waste was rejected as noted in the manifest discrepancy space.
  2. If a facility receives a hazardous waste shipment accompanied by a manifest, the owner, operator or his agent must:
    1. Sign and date, by hand, each copy of the manifest;
    2. Note any discrepancies (as defined in § 264.72(a)) on each copy of the manifest;
    3. Immediately give the transporter at least one copy of the manifest;
    4. Within 30 days of delivery, send a copy of the manifest to the generator; and
    5. Retain at the facility a copy of each manifest for at least three years from the date of delivery.

The Guidelines

A guidelines document on the use of the manifest is attached here.

Discrepancies/Exception Reports should be mailed to:

      Hazardous Waste Manifest Discrepancies
      MS 4550, Division of Waste Management
      Department of Environmental Protection
      2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

Call Erin Wilcox at (850)-245-8754 with any Questions.

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Last updated: February 07, 2014

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