Who needs an EPA Form 8700-22?
This EPA Form 8700-22, otherwise known as the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest, must be completed by generators and transporters of hazardous waste and owners or operators of hazardous waste in order to transport this waste through the country or abroad according to legislation.
What is the EPA Form 8700-22 for?
This one page form contains descriptions of dangerous goods to be transported and their marking codes, which are used to identify the transported substances. According to these descriptions and marking codes, the recipient can oversee their waste management including treating, recovering, or disposing of those substances.
This form contains the certification that the contents of this consignment are fully and accurately described on this form using the proper shipping name and are classified, packaged, marked and are in proper condition for transport according to the current legislation.
Is the EPA Form 8700-22 accompanied by other forms?
If necessary, the continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A) should be added. No other documents should be attached to this form.
How do I fill out EPA Form 8700-22?
The following information must be provided in order to complete the form:
The filler’s personal and business information;
Information on the transporteur;
Description of the hazardous goods;
Information on the transporter;
Information on the designated facility;
Once completed, this form must be signed and dated.
List of abbreviations to refer to the transported goods and aprropriate units of measure can be found in the instructions for filling the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest here - https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-06/documents/man-inst.pdf
Where do I send EPA Form 8700-22?
Once completed and signed, this form must accompany the hazardous cargo during on its way to the destination point. Inability to give inspectors this form may cause the stopping of the cargo during its shipment.