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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Hazardous Waste Management
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1 - Hazardous Waste Management
2 - Sharp Waste
3 - Corrosive Waste
4 - Ignitable Waste
5 - Reactive Waste
6 - Extraction Procedure Toxic
7 - Handling & Storage of Hazardous Waste
8 - Hazardous Waste Quiz
9 - Hazardous Waste Label Quiz
Ignitable Waste
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(RCRA Code D001)
Flammable Sign

  • A liquid which has a flash point of less than 140°F is an ignitable waste.

  • Flammable compressed gas

  • Oxidizers

  • A solid is an ignitable waste if it is capable of causing fire through friction or absorption of moisture, or can undergo spontaneous chemical change which can result in vigorous and persistent burning. A substance which is an ignitable compressed gas or oxidizer is an ignitable waste

  • Materials with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) or Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS) flammability hazard rating of 3 or 4

Examples: Oil-based paints, degerasers, and HPLC solvents




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Last Modified: 2/25/2010
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