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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 3822


  • Section: E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
  • Division: 38 - Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
  • Group: 382 - Waste treatment and disposal
  • Class: 3822 - Treatment and disposal of hazardous waste

Explanatory note

This class includes the disposal and treatment prior to disposal of solid or non-solid hazardous waste, including waste that is explosive, oxidizing, flammable, toxic, irritant, carcinogenic, corrosive or infectious and other substances and preparations harmful for human health and environment.

This class includes:
- operation of facilities for treatment of hazardous waste
- treatment and disposal of toxic live or dead animals and other contaminated waste
- incineration of hazardous waste
- disposal of used goods such as refrigerators to eliminate harmful waste
- treatment, disposal and storage of radioactive nuclear waste including:
· treatment and disposal of transition radioactive waste, i.e. decaying within the period of transport, from hospitals
· encapsulation, preparation and other treatment of nuclear waste for storage

This class excludes:
- incineration of non-hazardous waste, see 3821
- decontamination, clean up of land, water; toxic material abatement, see 3900
- reprocessing of nuclear fuels, see 2011

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