COD Vial Disposal

The challenge as we see it

The chemicals involved are highly hazardous, with standard COD vials containing mercury sulphate, potassium dichromate and sulfuric acid – these need to be disposed of correctly and safely to protect both the workforce and the environment.

Our differentiated value

We provide an environmentally sound disposal approach for COD vials that meets all regulatory requirements and reduces generator liability and administrative burden.

We tailor recycling programs around your needs. By working with us, you can benefit from the following: 

  • Five fully-permitted recycling facilities across North America
  • Two RCRA Part B permitted facilities
  • ​TSCA Permitted PCB (PCB Commercial Storer) permitted facility in Phoenix, AZ
  • ISO14001/OHSAS-18001 certifications in Phoenix, AZ
  • ​Solutions for large and small quantities of lamps, ballast and lighting components
  • Company-owned processing equipment, retort ovens and distillation equipment
  • Company-owned nationwide transportation and logistics capabilities
  • Audited and approved 3rd party transportation network
  • Audited and approved downstream processing vendors
  • ​Dedicated account and customer service representatives
  • ​Documented packaging guidelines
  • Customized reporting capabilities

Our solutions for proper disposal of COD vials

We make disposing of COD vials easy, by offering customizable solutions that are straight-forward and compliant during every step of the process.  

Recycling designed to fit your needs: We have developed recycling solutions for small and medium quantities of COD vials. Our turnkey recycling programs include packaging, transportation, tracking documents, waste processing, and written documentation that details what materials were disposed in accordance with environmental regulations.

Working safe: Our trained technicians adhere to the latest regulations and practices to ensure strict measures of compliance are followed. We self audit on a regular basis and have established goals of obtaining OSHA VPP or ISO certification

Documented compliance: Once received and recycled or disposed of properly, we'll issue a certificate, documenting your COD vials were received and managed in accordance with all regulations.

How and why, at a glance

COD vials must be disposed of properly in order to safely dispose of the mercury inherent to the test.

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