Hospital Ethylene Oxide Sterilizers: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)
This final rule applies to any existing or new hospital ethylene oxide sterilization facility that is an area source of hazardous air pollutants (HAP). The owner or operator of an existing area source must comply with this area source National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) by December 29, 2008. The owner or operator of a new area source must comply with this area source NESHAP by December 28, 2007 or upon initial startup, whichever is later.
12/28/2007 – Final Rule
11/06/2006 – Proposed Rule
View the supporting documents in the docket folder to find additional related documents to this rule.
Applicability Determination Index (ADI). The ADI is maintained by EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) and provides a data base of memoranda dealing with applicability issues. The database is searchable by Subpart.