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e-CFR data is current as of December 5, 2019

Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 461Subpart A → §461.14


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 461—BATTERY MANUFACTURING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY
Subpart A—Cadmium Subcategory


§461.14   Pretreatment standards for existing sources (PSES).

(a) Except as provided in 40 CFR 403.7 and §403.13, any existing source subject to this subpart which introduces pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403 and achieve the pretreatment standards for existing sources listed below:

(1) Subpart A—Electrodeposited Anodes.

PSES

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium
Cadmium11.955.27
Nickel67.4944.64
Zinc51.3221.44
Cobalt7.383.16

(2) Subpart A—Impregnated Anodes.

PSES

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium
Cadmium68.030.0
Nickel384.0254.0
Zinc292.0122.0
Cobalt42.018.0

(3) Subpart A—Nickel Electrodeposited Cathodes.

PSES

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of nickel applied
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of nickel applied
Cadmium11.224.95
Nickel63.3641.91
Zinc48.1820.13
Cobalt6.932.97

(4) Subpart A—Nickel Impregnated Cathodes—PSES.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of nickel applied
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of nickel applied
Cadmium68.030.0
Nickel384.0254.0
Zinc292.0122.0
Cobalt42.018.0

(5) Subpart A—Miscellaneous Wastewater Streams—PSES.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cells produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cells produced
Cadmium0.790.35
Nickel4.472.96
Zinc3.401.42
Cobalt0.490.21

(6) Subpart A—Cadmium Powder Production—PSES.

Pollutant or pollutant property Maximum for any 1 day Maximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium powder produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium powder produced
Cadmium2.230.99
Nickel12.618.34
Zinc9.594.01
Cobalt1.380.59

(7) Subpart A—Silver Powder Production—PSES.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of silver powder produced
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of silver powder produced
Cadmium1.090.48
Nickel6.164.08
Silver1.320.55
Zinc4.691.96
Cobalt0.670.29

(8) Subpart A—Cadmium Hydroxide Production—PSES.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of cadmium used
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of cadmium used
Cadmium0.050.02
Nickel0.270.18
Zinc0.200.09
Cobalt0.030.012

(9) Subpart A—Nickel Hydroxide Production—PSES.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyMaximum for any 1 dayMaximum for monthly average
  Metric units—mg/kg of nickel used
  English units—pounds per 1,000,000 pounds of nickel used
Cadmium5.612.48
Nickel31.6820.96
Zinc24.0910.07
Cobalt3.471.49

(b) There shall be no discharge allowance for process wastewater pollutants from any battery manufacturing operation other than those battery manufacturing operations listed above.

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