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PD-29(R): Massachusetts regulations on storage and disposal of infectious or physically dangerous medical or biological waste

PD-29R Preemption Description
PD and Docket Number Applicant Subject Ruling Decision

PD-29(R)
PHMSA-RSPA-2002-13481

Medical Waste Institute

Massachusetts regulations on storage and disposal of infectious or physically dangerous medical or biological waste.

Different requirements for packaging medical waste for transportation in commerce, labeling requirements, and contents and retention of manifest are preempted.

Requirements that generator prepare and sign a shipping paper are not preempted to the extent that they are applied and enforced in the same manner as the HMR.

69 FR 34715 (6/22/04)

Updated: Tuesday, March 14, 2017