Used Oil Regulation

Original Language Title: Altölverordnung

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Used oil Regulation (AltölV) AltölV Ausfertigung date: 27.10.1987 full quotation: "used oil regulation as amended by the notice of 16 April 2002 (BGBl. I S. 1368), most recently by article 5 paragraph 14 of the Act of February 24, 2012 (BGBl. I S. 212) has been changed" stand: Neugefasst by BEK. v. 16.4.2002 I, 1368;
As last amended by article 5 paragraph 14 G v. 24.2.2012 I 212 for more information on the stand number you see in the menu see remarks footnote (+++ text detection from: 1.11.1987 +++) first section General provisions section 1 scope of application (1) this Regulation applies to 1 recycling, 2. energy recovery, and 3. the disposal of waste oils.
(2) this Regulation applies to 1 producer, owner, collector and carrier oil, 2. operators of waste disposal facilities, 3. public waste disposal authority, as far as they dispose of waste oils, and 4 third parties, associations and self-government authorities of the economy, which according to § 16 para 2, § 17 section 3 or section 18 para 2 of the recycling and waste management act of 27 September 1994 (BGBl. I S. 2705), most recently by article 5 of the law of 6 October 2011 (BGBl. I p. 1986) has been modified , Requirements for the disposal of waste oil have been transferred.
(3) this regulation does not apply to PCB/PCT-containing waste oil, which according to § 1 para 2 is PCB the PCB/PCT Directive No. 2 at the same time and to eliminate the provisions of this regulation.

Article 1a definitions (1) waste oils within the meaning of this regulation are oils, incurred as waste and which consist wholly or partly of mineral oil, synthetic or biogenic.
(2) treatment is any procedure at the base oils by refining methods of waste oils produced and where in particular the separation of contaminants, the oxidation products and accessories in these oils is done.
(3) base oils are non-alloy base oils for the manufacture of following products specified according to groups of varieties: variety group 01 motor oils of Group of varieties 02 oils group of varieties 03 hydraulic oils type group 04 turbine oils group of varieties 05 Electroinsulation variety group 06 compressor oils group of varieties 07 oils variety group 08 other industrial oils, for lubricating purposes variety group 09 process oils variety group 10 metal working oils group of varieties 11 greases.
(4) PCB in this regulation are in section 1 paragraph 2 No. 1 the PCB/PCT directive designated substances.

Section 2 (1) the regeneration of waste oils treatment priority precedence over other methods of disposal, provided technical and economic including organisational constraints are not opposed.
(2) waste oils of collection category 1 of annex 1 are suitable for the treatment.

§ 3 limits (1) waste oils may be not prepared, if it detects more than 20 mg PCB/kg, according to the investigation procedure laid down in annex 2 section 2, or contain more than 2 g total halogen/kg after a the investigation procedure laid down in annex 2 section 3. This does not apply if these pollutants are destroyed by the treatment processes, or at least the concentrations of these pollutants in products of treatment below the limits referred to in sentence 1.
(2) waste oils must energetically or otherwise recycled unless they give priority to prepare are according to § 2.

§ 4 separate disposal, mixing prohibitions (1) it is prohibited to mix waste oils within the meaning of § 1a para 1 with other waste.
(2) oils based on PCBs that can be contained in transformers, capacitors, and hydraulic systems, must be a collectors and carriers separately from other waste oils collected, separated, separately promoted by owners, and separately to a disposal. The competent authority may allow exceptions sentence 1, if a separation at the attack site for technical reasons only with a disproportionately high effort is feasible and a disposal in a facility approved it pursuant to section 4 of the Federal Immission Control Act by the owner of the waste oil is proven.
(3) waste oils of various collecting categories according to annex 1 must be mixed not with each other.
(4) facilities approved under section 4 of the Federal Immission Control Act for treatment, energy recovery or other disposal of waste oils or waste the prohibitions do not apply the paragraphs 1 to 3 to, as far as a separation of waste oils to comply with the requirement for proper and can recycling, as well as for priority treatment of waste oils not required and a mixing of waste oils in the approval of the waste disposal facility is intended.
(5) the prohibition does not apply pursuant to paragraph 3 for producer, owner, collector or carriers of waste oils of collecting categories 2 to 4 according to annex 1, a separation of waste oils is not required, the disposal of waste oils in a waste disposal facility, a mixing of waste oils is provided pursuant to paragraph 4 in which permission and proper disposal of mixed waste oils has been confirmed by a waste disposal proof or evidence of collecting waste disposal according to the provisions of the regulation. Sentence 1 shall apply for the producers, owners or carriers of waste oils accordingly for as long as the disposal of mixed oils in the plant of a waste disposer, which is exempt pursuant to § 7 para 1 No. 1, 2 or 3 of the regulation from the confirmation requirement. Verification according to § 5 or § 9 para 3 in conjunction with § 5 or exemption pursuant to § 7 para 1 No. 2 and the Declaration of acceptance according to § 3 para 3, also in connection with article 7, paragraph 4, sentence 1 and § 9 para 3 sentence 2 the regulation for the disposal of mixed waste oils, may only in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2, as well as of paragraph 2 sentence 2 and paragraph 4 granted.
(6) waste oils to keep the separate appendix 1 of producers, a collectors, carriers and waste according to waste collecting categories 1 to 4 after these are by way of derogation from paragraph 3 No. 2, as far as in the licence pursuant to § 4 par. 1 of the Federal Immission Control Act for the waste disposal facility or in the confirmation of the disposal certificate according to § 5 para 1 sentence 1 or in the confirmation of collecting waste disposal proof according to § 9 para 3 in conjunction with § 5 para 1 sentence 1 or the exemption under article 7, paragraph 1 of the Certification is arranged.
(7) section 30 of the regulation is appropriate.

Article 5 collection, analysis and storage of samples (1) the waste oil collection companies have to take a sample 1 and 2 for the acquisition of waste oils of collecting categories. Keep, until the examination required by paragraph 2 has been completed and it is clear that the oils can be disposed of properly by the attack site and by companies of the waste oil collection is based on a subset of that sample (sample).
(2) a person who processed waste oils or energy recovered, must let examine the levels of PCBs and total halogen in these waste or investigate. The competent authority may require a certain investigation authority, if the investigations are conducted by an investigating body not regularly participating in interlaboratory tests with success.
(3) from the waste oils to be examined, a sample is available. A subset of that sample (sample) is to keep Untersuchungspflichtigen three years of which, according to paragraph 2. The collection, examination and storage of samples to monitor the limits laid down in article 3, according to the procedure described in Appendix 2.
(4) the investigation referred to in paragraph 2 indicates that the limit is exceeded according to section 3, subsection 1, sentence 1, has to promptly inform set 1 Untersuchungspflichtige the businesses waste oil a collector's competent authority referred to in paragraph 2. The pursuant to paragraph 1 sentence 2 and paragraph 3 to leave the samples of the competent authority upon request have committed set of 2 for the storage of samples.

§ 6 additional explanations regarding the verification (1) who gives off oils 1 as waste oil collectors for the purposes of processing or energy recovery or professional, in the context of economic company or as a public institution to companies of waste oil collection for the purpose of recycling or energy recovery emits 2., has to make a statement at the same time with the delivery of, or prior to the shipment according to the pattern that is contained in Appendix 3. The provisions of the regulation shall remain unaffected.
(2) who must investigate waste oils according to § 5 para 2 sentence 1, has in addition the declaration according to annex 3 to enter into the determined levels of PCB and total halogen, even if he is not obliged under paragraph 1.
(3) based on a copy of the Declaration is set pursuant to paragraph 1 of 1 debtor and the company that takes the oil to store three years.
(4) pursuant to paragraph 1 No. 1 to the Declaration committed can the Declaration referred to in paragraph 1, rather than in annex 3 in the form of declaration analysis of waste disposal proof enter. The pursuant to paragraph 1 No. 2 to explain committed can the Declaration referred to in paragraph 1, rather than in annex 3 in the takeover according to § 12 of the regulation in the field "Free for notes" enter.
(5) can enter the measured contents of PCB and total halogen instead of in annex 3 on the Begleitscheinen according to § 10 of the regulation in the field "Free for notices" the debtor pursuant to paragraph 2 to the investigation.
(6) for the delivery of additional explanations regarding the verification pursuant to paragraph 4 1 and 2 and paragraph 5 apply set the corresponding provisions of the regulation to the electronic management of records, including the sections 30 and 31 of the regulation.
Second section requirements for the delivery of internal combustion engines or gear oils section 7 labelling of containers of internal combustion engines or gear oils may be placed in containers on the market only, if they are marked as follows by label or sticker: "this oil is for use in a waste oil collection points! Improper disposal of used oil threatens the environment! Any admixture of foreign substances such as solvents, brake and cooling liquids is forbidden."

§ 8 in tax to end users (1) who professional has waste oil collection points internal combustion engines or gear oil to the final consumer, has to establish a receiving Office before a placed after paragraph 1a for such used oils or one to prove such by contractual agreement. Sales to private consumers is through easily recognizable and readable font panels at the point of sale on the receiving Office according to paragraph 1a to point out.
(1a) the receiving Office must accept free used internal combustion engines or gear oils up to the amount of internal combustion engines given in individual cases and gear oils. It must have a device that allows you to professionally perform the oil change.
(2) the receiving Office is not at the point of sale, located so she must be in such spatial context to the point of sale, that their is reasonable for the buyer.
(3 regularly oil waste) paragraphs 1 and 2 apply correspondingly for oil filter and change the oil.

§ 9 exceptions for commercial end users, navigation (1) as far as commercial or other economic enterprises or public bodies of internal combustion engines or gear oils directly from the manufacturer or mineral oil trade purchase, the receiving Office, not at the point of sale or in its vicinity must be established or proven. The seller can use third parties to fulfill his obligation to accept.
(2) the acceptance obligation of the seller is for the area of inland waterway transport and maritime satisfied if the buyer in accordance with the International Convention takes the bilge de-oiling facilities or the facilities for the prevention of pollution from ship operation (MARPOL) claim.
Third section final provisions § 10 is number 8 of the circulatory economic law offences (1) any person in the meaning of § 69 paragraph 1, separately collects who intentionally or negligently prepared 1 contrary to section 3, paragraph 1, sentence 1 oils, mixed with other waste oils 2. contrary to article 4, paragraph 1, called oils keeps 3. contrary to § 4 paragraph 2 sentence 1 there not separate, not separately promoted or separately providing a disposal , 4. contrary to § 4 paragraph 3 oils each other mixes, 5. contrary to article 4, paragraph 6, sentence 1 has not separated waste oils or 6 contrary to article 8 paragraph 1 not or not timely to set up a receiving Office and not, not properly or in a timely manner can prove or not, not properly or not in the prescribed manner gives an indication.
(2) any person within the meaning of § 69 paragraph 2 number 15 of circulatory economic law is who intentionally or negligently not or not timely informed 1 violates article 5, paragraph 4 the competent authority does not or not timely leaves the sample or brings 2. contrary to § 7 combustion engine oils or oils in bulk in the transport.

§ 11 replacement of regulations sections 5a and 5b of the waste Act will be replaced by this regulation.

§§ 12 and 13 (dropped out) - § 14 (entry into force) Appendix 1 (to section 2, paragraph 2 and article 4, para. 3 and 6) mapping of waste keys to a collective category site of the original text: Federal Law Gazette I 2002, 1372 collecting category of 1:13 01 10 non-chlorinated hydraulic oils on mineral oil base 13 02 05 non-chlorinated engine, gear and lubricating oils petroleum 13 02 06 synthetic engine, gear and lubricating oils 13 02 08 other machine , Gear and lubricating oils 13 03 07 non-chlorinated insulating and heat transmission oils based on mineral oil collecting category of 2:12 01 07 halogen-free machining oils based on mineral oil (except emulsions and solutions) 12 01 10 synthetic machining oils 13 01 11 synthetic hydraulic oils 13 01 13 other hydraulic oils collection category of 3:12 01 06 machining oils containing halogens on mineral oil basis (except emulsions and solutions) 13 01 01 hydraulic oils, PCB contain, with a PCB content of not more than 50 mg / kg 13 01 09-chlorinated hydraulic oils based on mineral oil 13 02 04
chloriere machine, gear and lubricating oils petroleum 13 03 01 insulating and heat transmission oils containing PCBs, with a PCB content of not more than 50 mg / kg 13 03 06-chlorinated insulating and heat transmission oils on mineral oil base with the exception of those under 13 03 01 fall collection category of 4:13 01 12 readily biodegradable hydraulic oils 13 02 07 readily biodegradable engine, gear and lubricating oils 13 03 08 synthetic insulating and heat transmission oils 13 03 09 readily biodegradable insulating and heat transmission oils 13 03 10 other insulating and heat transmission oils 13 05 06 oil from oil / water separators 13 07 01 heating oil and diesel fuel annex 2 (to article 5 par. 3) sampling and analysis of waste oils (site of the original text: BGBl. 2002 I, 1373 - 1374) 1 collection and storage of samples sampling for investigation of waste oil on the levels of total halogen and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is according to DIN 51 750 part 1 , Issue August 1983, and part 2, Edition March 1984, performed. In addition to the requirements of the standard DIN 51 750 will be advised on the following: 1.1 usage of vacuum tanker for use of vacuum tanker can be sampling as described below (see figure).
Probenahmevorrichtung on vacuum Tankwagen(Inhalt: nicht darstellbare Abbildung, Fundstelle: BGBl. I 2002, 1373) the suction hose is connected to the extraction nozzle of the waste oil tank, or hooked into other containers. After the tank of the vehicle under vacuum, open the slide 1 and 4 with closed valves 2 and 3 and the acquisition process begins. At the beginning and many times repeatedly until the end, the slide be closed to 1 and 4 for 2 vented intermediate pipe by means of the valve and then through the tap, the contents of this pipe outlet in a sampling drained 3. A total sample of at least 1 l will receive from several such withdrawals. Sampling did not immediately place at beginning of waste oil transfer, because otherwise sample distortions can occur due to carryover effects.
1.2 sampling containers for sampling and storing of samples are to use glass or metal containers. Containers made of other materials are then approved, if it is proved that no recording affecting the measurement of PCBs is performed by the vessel wall.
1.3 sample volume the respective samples is 250 ml at the attack site and 250 ml for the waste oil drain at least 1 l. 1.4 sampling at the attack point of sampling remain at a waste oil seizure authority pursuant to § 5 para 1 sentence 1 of the sample.
The sample into four aliquots to divide is 1.5 sampling at the reclamation site when sampling for purposes of § 5 para 2 of this regulation. Thereof, per a sample for the laboratory, a rehearsal for the supplier, a rehearsal for the dresser and a sample for any Schiedsanalysen (samples) is intended.
As far as multiple samples for one and the same place are determined in the specific case, the number of sub-samples is reduced accordingly.
The relevant safety regulations, in particular those of fire protection, 1.6 observance of safety regulations during the sampling and the handling of the sample should be noted.
1.7 Probenahmeprotokoll sampling is to produce a protocol based on the pattern of the standard 51-750 part 1.
1.8 storing samples is storing samples taken under this regulation according to § 5 para 1 and 3. In the case of a criminal or fine procedure you are provided sample container to be kept up to the end of the procedure for the Schiedsprobe (arbitration according to DIN 51 848, Edition March, 1984).
The collected samples are to secure (E.g. by sealing), that the volume of the sample remains unchanged, as well as place and time of removal can be detected at any time.
2 determination of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) 2.1 principle it be the individual levels of the following 6 congeners (PCB 28) 2,4,4'-Trichlorbiphenyl 2, 2 ', 5, 5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52) 2, 2 ', 4, 5, 5'-Pentachlorbiphenyl (PCB 101) 2, 2 ', 3, 4 ', 4', 5'-hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138) 2, 2 ', 4, 4', 5, 5'-hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 153) 2, 2 ', 3, 4, 4', 5, 5'-Heptachlorbiphenyl (PCB 180) in waste oil and this calculated the PCB content.
2.2 research methods the determination of the individual levels of the 6 congeners listed in section 2.1 has according to DIN EN 12 766 part 1, November 2000, issue to be carried out.
EN has 2.3 calculation the calculation of PCB content according to DIN 12 766 part 2, December 2001 issue, procedure B, to be carried out.
2.4 exceeding of the limit
With a calculated content of 28.5 mg PCB/kg waste oil to be respected according to § 3 limit of 20 mg PCB/kg is considered waste oil exceeded. According to the precision of the DIN EN 12 766 part 2, December 2001, issue is this value exceeding the threshold with a statistical confidence of 95%.
3 determination of the total content of halogen 3.1 principle under the content of an Altöles's total halogen the mass proportion of the inorganic and organically bound halogens chlorine and bromine is understood in the water-free oil phase.
The methods appropriate for the determination of the total content of halogen are listed in section 3.3.
Equivalent methods are approved.
3.2 sample preparation the specimen is so carried out that the measured contents refer to the water-free oil phase. The liquid sample is tested on about existing tailings water. If a water phase is visible, it is separated by means of a separating funnel.
The preserved oil phase or samples containing low free water or emulsions are homogenized.
The water shares of homogenized samples are removed with anhydrous sodium sulfate, batches will be stirred into a sample lot of 5 to 30 g.
If required, the sodium sulfate and other solids from oil will be centrifuged.
Note: The drying of the oil sample is thus carried out to prevent evaporative losses by highly volatile components.
3.3 analysis procedure 3.3.1 pre-test with energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis determination of chlorine and bromine content with energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis according to DIN 51-577 part 4, issue February 1994 3.3.2 reference procedure combustion Wickbold and determination of the halide content of the digestion solution digestion of the sample in a Wickbold apparatus in accordance with DIN EN ISO 24 260, issued in May 1994, or by a different, equivalent procedures and subsequent determination of the halide content (in accordance with section 3.1) in the digestion solution based on an argentometric titration such as according to DIN 51 408 part 1, edition of June 1983, or according to DIN 38 405 part 1, edition of December 1985, or using ion chromatography according to DIN EN ISO 10 304 part 1, April 1995, Edition or by a different, equivalent process. Wellenlängendispersive X-ray fluorescence analysis determination of chlorine and bromine content with wellenlängendispersiver X-ray fluorescence analysis according to DIN 51 577 part 2, January 1993, output or DIN 51 577 part 3, June 1990 3.4 exceeding of the limit exceeding of the permissible under § 3 para 1 total halogen content is basically proven, if the content is determined according to a reference method by more than 5% above the limit. The investigation can be omitted after one of the reference method, if the preliminary test a total halogen content does not exceed 1,4 g / kg.
4 quality assurance and control that investigative bodies are obliged to insure the reliability of the analytical results through appropriate measures for quality assurance and control. This includes among others the evidence of regular successful participation in interlaboratory studies.
5 G notice expert places the announcements of expert bodies referred to in sections 1, 2 and 3 are archive terms secured laid down at the German patent and trade mark Office in Munich. The DIN standards have appeared in the Beuth-Verlag GmbH, Berlin and Cologne.

Annex 3 (to article 6 par. 1 and 2) Declaration on the disposal of waste oils (content: not viewable form, site: BGBl. 2002 I, 1375 – regarding the details of the changes see footnote)