Starting in the filing year 2013, EPA switched to using full descriptive phrases (rather than codes) for container type, pressure, and temperature.
- For each chemical, you must report at least one storage location.
- For each storage location, you must a) enter/select a storage type, b) select pressure and temperature conditions, and c) provide a brief description of the precise location of the chemical.
STORAGE TYPES (CODES) - You can pick one of the following storage types or type in your storage type.
- Above ground tank (A)
- Below ground tank (B)
- Tank inside building (C)
- Steel drum (D)
- Plastic or non-metallic drum (E)
- Can (F)
- Carboy (G)
- Silo (H)
- Fiber drum (I)
- Bag (J)
- Box (K)
- Cylinder (L)
- Glass bottles or jugs (M)
- Plastic bottles or jugs (N)
- Tote bin (O)
- Tank wagon (P)
- Rail car (Q)
PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE CONDITIONS (CODES)
You must pick one Pressure condition.
- Ambient pressure (1);
- Greater than ambient pressure (2); or
- Less than ambient pressure (3).
You must pick one Temperature condition.
- Ambient temperature (4);
- Greater than ambient temperature (5);
- Less than ambient temperature but not cryogenic (6); or
- Cryogenic conditions (7).