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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 417Subpart Q → §417.173


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


§417.173   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best available technology economically achievable.

The following limitations establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged by a point source subject to the provisions of this subpart after application of the best available technology economically achievable:

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)
BOD50.020.01
COD0.14.07
TSS0.02.01
Surfactants0.02.01
Oil and grease0.01.01
pH(1)(1)
English units (pounds per 1,000 lb of anhydrous product)
BOD50.020.01
COD0.14.07
TSS0.02.01
Surfactants0.02.01
Oil and grease0.01.01
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

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