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Alternative Technologies for Medical Waste Treatment

In addition to the treatment methods specifically allowed in the Medical Waste Management Act, there are more than a dozen Alternative Medical Waste Treatment Technologies (PDF)Opens in new window.approved for use in California. 

Note: Alternative Medical Waste Treatment Technology Approval is not necessary for incineration or steam sterilization operating at 250° F for 30 minutes.

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