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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 417Subpart Q → §417.172


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 417—SOAP AND DETERGENT MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart Q—Manufacture of Detergents by Dry Blending Subcategory


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

Except as provided in §§125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

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)
BOD50.030.01
COD0.21.07
TSS0.03.01
Surfactants0.03.01
Oil and grease0.015.005
pH(1)(1)
English units (pounds per 1,000 lb of anhydrous product)
BOD50.030.01
COD0.21.07
TSS0.03.01
Surfactants0.03.01
Oil and grease0.015.005
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[39 FR 13372, Apr. 12, 1974, as amended at 60 FR 33955, June 29, 1995]

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