What is the collection contract with Cator?
It’s a document approved by Cator and the producer which specifies:
- Cator’s obligations;
- The producer’s Obligations;
- Acceptance conditions of the used oil
Acceptance conditions of the used oil
100% of all collections are analysed and what we look for is:
- Content of PCB’s and PCT’s
- Other parameters in particular cases
Is it a free service?
Yes, providing the oil is not contaminated in the following ways: contains solvents, chlorinated paraffin, detergents or chemicals of non-typical formulations. Non-suitable oils are those containing:
- Water in excess of6%
- Chlorine in excess of 2,000 ppm (0.2%)
- PCBs or PCTs
This refers to the code assigned by the Agencia de Residus de Catalunya, to a waste producer
What are PCBs and PCTs?
PCB – polychlorobiphenyls
PCT – polychloroterphenyls
They are widely-used chemicals, due to their anti-flammable properties. But it has been proved they are highly toxic and their production and use are currently banned.
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