Which laboratories support the .hwol file for the electronic delivery of chemistry data to HazWasteOnline™ ?
Can I use any modern browser?
Yes, HazWasteOnline™ is compatible with all modern browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari.
Which guidance does HazWasteOnline™ follow?
Depending on the jurisdiction, HazWasteOnline™ has been developed with careful adherence to the latest national guidance and European legislation including:
Which parts of the List of Waste does HazWasteOnline™ support?
Depending on Edition, HazWasteOnline™ manages all 20 chapters of the European Waste Catalogue, in particular, the mirror and absolute entries.
HazWasteOnline™ doesn't have a particular compound that I need?
HazWasteOnline™ contains all 4,500+ substances published in Table 3 of the CLP regulations and subsequesnt ATP's. It also contains extra substances that we have researched and added to the database. Where a user needs other non-CLP substances, the user can undertake the research and then add the data to their HazWasteOnline™ database.
The user can also modify existing CLP substances if they consider that a substance has a missing hazard property (incomplete entries).
Are there any on-line training facilities?
Yes, you can find a number of training videos on YouTube:www.youtube.com/channel/UCVEx3mte2tQ0n8_bvXsutDA
How many samples can I analyse at the same time?
As many as you want; one, tens or hundreds of samples.
Can I cut and paste from spreadsheets
Yes, our propietary cut-n-paste tool allows you to easily copy data from laboratory spreadsheets into HazWasteOnline™.
Why is benzo[a]anthracene hazardous at only 25 mg/kg?
Some substances have substance specific thresholds that you are requried to use for HP 14. Benzo[a]antracene is one such example which makes it hazardous by HP 14 above 25 mg/kg.
Can I see which substances contrbute to the hazardous classification?
Yes, substances that cause or contribute to the hazardous classification are highlighted in red. Substances that might be flammable, oxidising, explosive or liberate toxic gases are shown in orange.
Can I use WAC data to classify my waste?
No, you cannot. Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) data are testing requirements that need to be met for disposal of hazardous waste to a hazardous landfill or non hazardous waste to a stable non reactive or inert class of landfill. The data cannot be used to classify the waste as hazardous or non hazardous.
When I try and login, HazWasteOnline keeps saying unauthorised access and that I need to register a new password.
A user's account is registered to the PC on which they last entered a new password. This registration is done using a cookie. If a user then changes machine or their browser then the security protocols will not be able to find the correct cookie and will ask them to reregister through a link sent to their email account.
When I try to download a file, a new window briefly opens and then disappears and no file is downloaded.
This is caused by a default security setting in Internet Explorer. www.hazwasteonline.com needs be treated as a Trusted Site.
To change the setting in IE, select Tools > Internet Options > Security tab - Click the Sites button and add the following URL to the list of trusted sites:
If the restriction is still a problem, then you also need to check a security setting in related to Trusted Sites that may have been altered from the default setting.
From the Security tab - click the "Custom level.." button. Scroll down the list until you find the Downloads section and Setting: "Automatic prompting for file downloads". This should be set to "Enable".
When I try to download a file, such as an Excel spreadsheet, the browser returns an error message.
This is caused by a default security setting in older versions of Internet Explorer.
To change the setting, select Tools > Internet Options > Advanced tab > scroll down to the Security section and de-select
"Do not save encrypted pages to disk".
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