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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 415Subpart I → §415.92


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 415—INORGANIC CHEMICALS MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart I—Hydrogen Peroxide Production Subcategory


§415.92   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT).

(a) Except as provided in 40 CFR 125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart and manufacturing hydrogen peroxide by the oxidation of alkyl hydroanthraquinones must achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

Subpart I—Hydrogen Peroxide Organic Process

Pollutant or pollutant propertyBPT limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product
TSS0.800.40
TOC0.440.22
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

(b) Except as provided in 40 CFR 125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart and manufacturing hydrogen peroxide by the electrolytic process must achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

Subpart I—Hydrogen Peroxide Electrolyte Process

Pollutant or pollutant propertyBPT limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days
Kg/kkg (or pounds per 1,000 lb) of product
TSS0.00500.0025
Cyanide A0.000400.00020
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

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