Environment Agency – WM2 Technical Guidance, April 2011 update

The Environment Agency have updated its technical guidance document WM2

Version 2.3 includes:

  • Guidance on the new hazardous property H13 sensitizing.
  • The original H13 that is amended and moved to H15 addressing ongoing change to chemical legislation.
  • An amended assessment framework.

Caution is advised since there may be other key pits and pieces slipped in that are at face value have little impact but which will no doubt be used aggressively is need be.

The new hazardous properties are to be used for assessing waste from 28 March 2011.

see http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/business/topics/waste/32200.aspx
and http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/pdf/GEHO0411BTRD-e-e.pdf

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