Indiana Code Title 16. Health § 16-41-16-3

Sec. 3 . (a) As used in this chapter, “effective treatment” means treatment that meets the following conditions:

(1) Reduces the pathogenic qualities of infectious waste to a point where the waste is safe to handle.

(2) Is designed for the specific waste involved.

(3) Is carried out in a manner consistent with rules adopted by the state department under section 8 of this chapter.

(b) The term includes the following:

(1) Incineration.

(2) Steam sterilization.

(3) Chemical disinfection.

(4) Thermal inactivation.

(5) Irradiation.

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