Guidance overview: Managing lateral flow device (LFD) testing waste: RPS C25

When you can accept LFD testing waste coded 18 01 04 and 18 01 07 or 20 01 99 without varying your permit.

Applies to England

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Normally, you will breach your permit conditions if you accept waste types or quantities other than those stated in your permit.

If you follow the conditions in this COVID-19 regulatory position statement (RPS), you can accept LFD testing waste coded 18 01 04, 18 01 04 and 18 01 07 or 20 01 99, without varying your permit.

You must get written agreement from the Environment Agency before you use this COVID-19 RPS.

Published 8 March 2021
Last updated 29 June 2021 + show all updates
  1. We have extended the expiry date to 31 December 2021.

  2. First published.