You would think the delivery of bulk chemicals would be as easy as putting some tanks and hoses on a truck. But with all the trucking regulations, training, invoicing procedures, DOT/CHP rules it’s just not that simple any longer.
Each Hazmat supplier must have the following in place or face the stiff fines and or penalties from the various regulating agencies.
- Company must have an EPA establishment number and comply with regulations concerning containers, bulk storage reporting and repacking regulations.
- Company must comply with the Federal and State EPA lot reporting and FFIRA tracking delivery.
- Company must have Bulk Repacking agreement in place and carry a copy of the chemical label with each delivery.
- Label must have the company listed as a legal re-packer from the manufacture.
- DOT Federal Haz Matt license.
- Cal-DOT Haz Matt license.
- Member of the Chem-Trec and 800 numbers listed on all Invoices. Chem-Trec is a national emergency reporting company if any chemical spills.
- Have in place a business emergency plan, which includes inspections by the Haz Matt Fire Department and County Environmental Health while storing and delivery of a registered pesticide.
- All training, shipping papers must comply with CFR-49 DOT.
- Delivery Site assessments are complete and on file for each delivery location.
- Customers conform to basic safety storage requirements and have in place a Haz Matt security and safety program.
- Customers have Double Walled Containment, proper safety signs, cam-lock fittings, eye-wash station within 10 feet.
All Haz Matt delivery trucks must comply with the following:
- Must be registered with the State and Federal DOT
- Must carry current Haz Matt license.
- Must be enrolled in 90 day inspection program according CRF-40 and federal DOT regulations.
- Any IBC totes carried must comply with DOT regulations. If an exemption is in use it must be displayed and carried on the truck at all times. Totes and Tanks must be inspected annually with test dates properly displayed as per CFR-49.
- Drivers must carry route sheets and invoices at all times. Driver is to never leave the truck unattended.
- All drivers must have attended Federal DOT training. Site Assessment and Cargo Security training is required.
Sodium Hypochlorite is a registered Pesticide in California. Companies must comply to all CAL/FED EPA regulations.
- Small Bulk delivery companies must have written contract between delivery company and manufacture.
- Registered Chemical label with sub-registration number must be carried at all times.
- Lot of tracking must be in place.
- Sodium Hypochlorite must be NSF listed and certified.
- Written cleaning and refilling procedures must be in place.
- MSDS sheets must be offered at each delivery.
- Containers must meet DOT regulations.
Please be sure that Waterline Technologies complies with every regulation listed above. This should make a difference with whom you decide to deliver your chemicals. We hope this will give you confidence that we will deliver your chemicals safely, accurately, and on time!