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Secondary Containment

Regulated hazardous materials may require secondary containment. Federal regulations stipulate that secondary containment must hold 10% of the volume of all containers or 100% of the volume of the largest container, whichever is greater. More federal requirements can be found at eCFR.gov, and be sure to check with state and local authorities who may have their own requirements (see Ohio's Administrative Code). Finally, you should also confirm that the secondary containment unit is made of a material capable of holding the spill for the time required.

Title: Secondary Containment
Description: Guidelines for secondary containment when dealing with regulated hazardous materials.
Published: 10/19/2007
Last Edited: 1/17/2023
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