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RE: Acetone use in Beauty/Nail Salons



I do not even know if dumping acetone down the drain is a legal option.  According to 40 CFR 261.68, this method of hazardous waste disposal appears to be not legal.  Plus the old addage, "dilution is not the solution" to pollution rings true.

Tammy L. Allen
Senior Environmental Specialist
Pinellas County Environmental Management
512 S. Ft. Harrison Ave.
Clearwater, FL  33763

(727) 464-4761
Fax (727) 464-3174

e-mail: tallen@co.pinellas.fl.us
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<DIV>I do not even know if dumping acetone down the drain is a legal 
option.&nbsp; According to 40 CFR 261.68, this method of hazardous waste 
disposal appears to be not legal.&nbsp; Plus the old addage, "dilution is not 
the solution" to pollution rings true.</DIV>
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<DIV>Tammy L. Allen<BR>Senior Environmental Specialist<BR>Pinellas County 
Environmental Management<BR>512 S. Ft. Harrison Ave.<BR>Clearwater, FL&nbsp; 
33763</DIV>
<DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV>(727) 464-4761<BR>Fax (727) 464-3174</DIV>
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