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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 417Subpart P → §417.165


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 417—SOAP AND DETERGENT MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart P—Manufacture of Liquid Detergents Subcategory


§417.165   Standards of performance for new sources.

The following standards of performance establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged by a new source subject to the provisions of this subpart:

(a) For normal liquid detergent operations the following values pertain:

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kilograms per 1,000 kg of anhydrous product)
BOD50.100.05
COD0.44.22
TSS0.01.005
Surfactants0.10.05
Oil and grease0.01.005
pH(1)(1)
English units (pounds per 1,000 lb of anhydrous product)
BOD50.100.05
COD0.44.22
TSS0.01.005
Surfactants0.10.05
Oil and grease0.01.005
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

(b) For fast turnaround operation of automated fill lines, the following values pertain: The maximum for any one day when the number of turnarounds exceeds eight in any thirty consecutive day period shall be the sum of the appropriate value below and that from paragraph (a) of this section; and the average of daily values for thirty consecutive days shall be the value shown below multiplied by the number of turnarounds in excess of eight and prorated to thirty days plus the appropriate value from paragraph (a) of this section:

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Metric units (kilograms per 1,000 kg of anhydrous product)
BOD50.02.
COD0.07.
TSS0.002.
Surfactants0.02.
Oil and grease0.002.
pHWithin the range 6.0 to 9.0.
English units (pounds per 1,000 lb of anhydrous product)
BOD50.02.
COD0.07.
TSS0.002.
Surfactants0.02.
Oil and grease0.002.
pHWithin the range 6.0 to 9.0.

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