R. 62-737.150 Applicability and Exemptions
R. 62-737.200 Definitions
R. 62-737.300 Prohibitions
R. 62-737.400 Requirements and Management Standards for Handlers and Transporters of Spent Universal Waste Lamps and Devices
R. 62-737.800 Permit Application Requirements and General Permitting Standards for Mercury Recovery and Mercury Reclamation Facilities
R. 62-737.840 Additional Permitting Requirements for Mercury Recovery Facilities
R. 62-737.860 Additional Permitting Requirements for Mercury Reclamation Facilities
R. 62-737.900 Forms

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 62-737

  • Ampoule: means an enclosed vessel containing liquid mercury or mercury amalgam and that is a component of a mercury-containing lamp or device and can typically be removed intact from that mercury-containing lamp or device. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Applicant: means the person applying to receive a permit under this chapter to operate a mercury recovery or mercury reclamation facility located within the state. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Closure: means the assessment, remedial action or abatement needed to identify, remove and properly dispose of or recycle all spent lamps, mercury-containing devices, and mercury-containing residuals or contaminated media and debris from mercury recovery or mercury reclamation facilities after the date of cessation of operations. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Department: means the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • device: means any mercury-containing device, excluding one generated by a household exempted under 40 C. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, equipment and other appurtenances, and improvements on the land owned or operated for mercury recovery or mercury reclamation operations. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Generator: means any person whose act or process produces spent mercury-containing lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • handler: means a generator, or another person including a transfer facility storing lamps or devices more than 10 days, that generates or receives universal waste lamps or devices from other handlers, accumulates and manages these lamps and devices in accordance with this chapter, and ships them to a universal waste lamp or device destination facility. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Indoors: means within a structure that excludes rain and public access and would control air flows in the event of a fire. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • lamp: means any mercury-containing lamp that is also characteristically hazardous for mercury under 40 C. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Mercury reclamation facility: means a universal waste lamp or device destination facility where operations or processes are performed or equipment is used to receive and recapture mercury from spent mercury-containing lamps or devices, ampoules, mercury-containing materials or residuals, or pourable, commodity grade mercury materials and that can demonstrate, using a quality control plan approved in accordance with Chapter 62-160, F. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Mercury recovery facility: means a universal waste lamp or device destination facility where operations or processes are performed or equipment is used to receive and process spent mercury-containing lamps or devices for the purpose of crushing or dismantling and separating the lamps or devices in a manner as to produce: separated, individual recyclable components such as glass and scrap metal; and mercury-containing phosphor powder or other mercury-containing residuals that will be processed at a mercury reclamation facility for the purpose of reclamation of the mercury. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Method detection limit: means the smallest concentration of an analyte of interest that can be measured and reported with 99 percent confidence that the concentration is greater than zero. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • operation: means the application and use of processing equipment. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • OSHA: means the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association; any municipal or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of this state or any other state; any county of this state; and any governmental agency of this state or the Federal government. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • powder: means the mercury-containing calcium or other luminescent phosphor powder contained within a spent fluorescent lamp. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Processed material: means a component of a lamp or a device that is a direct result of processing equipment operations. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Processing equipment: means any equipment that is used in mercury recovery or mercury reclamation operations to separate, crush, consolidate, recover, retort, distill or to physically alter the state of spent mercury-containing lamps or devices, or mercury-containing residuals as they are received. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Reclaimed: means the processing of a material to return it to its commercial marketable form. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Recycling: means any process by which spent lamp, mercury-containing device, or mercury-containing residual components such as glass, mercury, phosphor powder or metal are reused or returned to use in the form of products or raw materials. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Reverse distribution program: means a manufacturer- or distributor-sponsored product stewardship program in which a manufacturer or distributor, including a person distributing lamps to its subsidiary facilities, or a group of manufacturers or distributors, acting together or through a trade organization, assumes responsibility and provides for the collection of spent mercury-containing lamps or devices at its own facility or facilities that are designated by it, for the purposes of recovering and reclaiming the mercury from such lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Separated glass: means glass that is separated as a result of mercury recovery or reclamation operations and is from the processing of mercury-containing lamps or devices. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • Spent: means has been used, removed from service and is to be discarded. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • transfer facility: means an in-state transportation-related facility including loading docks, parking areas, storage areas, and other similar areas, including those designated at lamp generator facilities during relamping activities, where shipments of universal waste lamps or devices are held during the normal course of transportation for 10 days or less. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200
  • transporter: means any person, including a generator or other handler, engaged in the off-site transportation of universal waste lamps or devices to a handler or lamp or device destination facility by air, rail, highway or water. See Florida Regulations 62-737.200