(a) Batteries covered under 40 CFR part 273.
(2) Spent lead-acid batteries which are not managed under 40 CFR part 266, subpart G, are subject to management under this part.
(b) Batteries not covered under 40 CFR part 273. The requirements of this part do not apply to persons managing the following batteries:
(1) Spent lead-acid batteries that are managed under 40 CFR part 266, subpart G.
(c) Generation of waste batteries.
(1) A used battery becomes a waste on the date it is discarded (e.g., when sent for reclamation).
(2) An unused battery becomes a waste on the date the handler decides to discard it.