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Service Type: Household
Material: Explosives
Proper Disposal: Potentially explosive household hazardous waste materials are not accepted at the Seattle - north, Seattle - south, Factoria, Auburn Supermall and the Wastemobile sites.

For dynamite call 911 for assistance.

For ethyl ether or picric acid, DO NOT touch or handle the container; it should be left in a cool dark place until it can be evaluated. Under no conditions should you attempt to open the container or transport it to one of household hazardous waste collection sites.

Potentially explosive materials are best managed without transporting them anywhere. Call the Household Hazards Line at 206-296-4692 or 1-888-Toxiced (869-4233), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays, for assistance.
Recycle: --
Potential Hazards: May contain picronitric acid, ether, diethyl oxide, diethyl ether. Explosion hazards.
Safer Alternatives: --
Collection Facilities:
Auburn SuperMall Wastemobile Factoria HHW North Seattle HHW South Seattle HHW Wastemobile
Eligible Small Quantity Generator businesses can bring limited quantities and types of waste to the Seattle and King County collection facilities. See web site for further details.
Last Update: 07/08/2011
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