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disposal of lead tetraethyl

disposal of lead tetraethyl

disposal of lead tetraethyl

Have tank bottoms impreganted with lead tetraethyl. Need to separate the lead from the muds and dispose of it. Any suggestions??

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

Since TEL is very dangeruous suggest you contact Octel for advice. They do take care of TML/TEL units and sludge/mud from these and they can provide you with guidelines when specail attention is needed (and not)

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

Agree with RogerH its a specialised task , Octel will give advice and assistance, there are a few other commercial folk who specialise in removing it, but its not quick,easy or cheap. I believe there is an API guidline published on the disposal of contaminated tanks and handling residues. .Aybee

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

how do I contact Octel? Will they work in venezuela?

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

For enough money sure they will!!!!!

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

In all seriousness, talk to them.  Maybe they have some businesses down there they are associated with and would give you some leads.

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

once ogain how do I contact them? I KNOW that if there is enough money people will work anywhere. But  they require ermits and such.
Do they have a web page?

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

heck I canĀ“t believe nobody out there has a suggestion or a procedure on how to separate the lead from the muds!!!!!!
How abpout you Saxon? any Ideas???

RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

This isnt Mississipi  mud we are talking here asesor this is Baaaad Stuff , full breathing gear and decontaminations, cant even stand down wind of this stuff without risk to life, cancer etc etc
The other folks who can give advise are Ethyl Petroleum Additives  Richmond Virginia  804-788-5115 last time I had need to contact them this was the phone number.


RE: disposal of lead tetraethyl

Thanks. I`ll call them. And yes I know it is really bad stuff we work with self contained apparata

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