List of Wastes

Annex IX

BASEL CONVENTION

Annex IX

(LIST B)

Wastes placed on Annex IX will not be wastes covered by Article 1, paragraph 1(a) of the Basel Convention unless they contain Annex I material to an extent causing them to exhibit an Annex III characteristic

[B1] Metal and metal bearing wastes

[B2] Wastes containing principally inorganic constituents, which may contains metals and organic materials

[B3] Wastes containing principally organic constituents, which may contains metals and inorganic materials

[B4] Wastes which may contain either inorganic or organic constituents

Footnote:

 

8 Note that even where low level contamination with Annex I materials initially exists, subsequent process, including recycling processes, may result in separate fractions containing significantly enhanced concentrations of those Annex I materials.

9 The status of zinc ash is currently under review and there is a recommendation with UNCTAD that zinc ashes should not be dangerous goods.

10This entry does not include scrap from electrical power generation.

11Re-use can include repair, refurbishment or upgrading, but not major reassembly.

12In some countries these materials destined for direct re-use are not considered wastes

13The concentration level of Benzol(a)pyrene should not be 50mg/kg or more.

14Such scraps are understood to be completely polymerised

15- Post consumer wastes are excluded from this entry

- Wastes shall not be mixed

- Problems arising from open-burning practices to be considered