< Back to Articles
Regulated hazardous materials may require secondary containment. For containment of a single container, the secondary containment must hold 110% of the primary container’s volume. For containment of more then one container, the secondary containment must hold 150% of the largest primary container or 110% of the total volume of the primary containers, whichever is greater. The secondary containment unit must be made of a material that is capable of holding the spill for the duration of the time it is required to hold it. For detailed specifications and regulations please contact your local authority that has jurisdiction.
Title: Secondary Containment
Description: Secondary Containment for Regulated Hazardous Material
Last Edited: 9/19/2013
The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by
United States Plastic Corp. and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or
warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with
respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.
Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss
or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of materials, time or profits arising out of,
or in connection with, the use of this information.