Contaminant definition

Contaminant means any waste, pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos in any form or condition, polychlorinated biphenyls ("PCBs"), or any constituent of any such substance or waste.
Contaminant means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water.
Contaminant means any waste, pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls ("PCBs"), or any constituent of any such substance or waste, and includes but is not limited to these terms as defined in Environmental, Health or Safety Requirements of Law.

Examples of Contaminant in a sentence

  • Table 2: Maximum Contaminant Concentration Trends in Select Groundwater Monitoring Wells during and Following Interim Remediation ¹ The analyzed chromatographs for TPH-diesel and TPH-gasoline did not exactly match the standard diesel and gasoline chromatographs.2 ND: Not detected above the laboratory detection limit of 0.0005 µg/l.3 N/A: Not Available.

  • Contaminant levels of procellariiform seabirds in the southern Indian Ocean have been previously investigated, focussing on trace elements (Hindell et al., 1999; Bocher et al., 2003; Blévin et al., 2013; Carravieri et al., 2013, 2014a, 2014b, 2014c) and POPs (Guruge et al., 2001a, 2001b; Tanabe et al., 2004; Carravieri et al., 2014b).

  • S.66F- Cyber terrorism: -Whoever denies or cause the denial of access, attempts to penetrate or access a computer resource without hisor herconsent, introduces or causes to introduce any Computer Contaminant with the intent to threaten the unity, integrity, security or sovereignty of India or to strike terror in the people or any section of the people.

  • Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) were identified as SCGs for residential groundwater use.

  • Tanda (1992), A Single Realisation Approach in Stochastic Modelling of Contaminant Transport Through Heterogeneous Porous Media, in Proc.


More Definitions of Contaminant

Contaminant means a computer virus, worm, lock, mole, time bomb, Trojan horse, rootkit, spyware, keystroke logger, or any other malicious code or instruction which may modify, delete, damage, disable, or disrupt the operation of any computer software or hardware.
Contaminant means any material, substance or waste that is classified, regulated or otherwise characterized under any Environmental Law as hazardous, toxic, a contaminant or a pollutant or by other words of similar meaning or regulatory effect, including any petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos and polychlorinated biphenyls.
Contaminant means any pollutant (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 9601(33)) or toxic pollutant (as that term is defined in 33 U.S.C. 1362(13)), hazardous substance (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 9601(14)), hazardous chemical (as that term is defined by 29 CFR Section 1910.1200(c)), toxic substance, hazardous waste (as that term is defined in 42 U.S.C. 6903(5)), radioactive material, special waste, petroleum (including crude oil or any petroleum-derived substance, waste, or breakdown or decomposition product thereof), any constituent of any such substance or waste, including, but not limited to, polychlorinated biphenyls and asbestos, or any other substance or waste deleterious to the environment the release, disposal or remediation of which is now or at any time becomes subject to regulation under any Environmental Law.
Contaminant means any pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, PCBs, lead, pesticides or radioactive materials or any constituent of any such substance or waste, including any such substance identified or regulated under any Environmental Law. “Environmental Laws” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901, et seq., the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, et seq., the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2601, et seq., the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 651, et seq., and all other federal, state and local laws, ordinances, regulations, rules, orders, decisions, permits, and the like, which are directed at the protection of human health or the Environment. “Lien” means, with respect to any asset, any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, encumbrance, charge or security interest in or on such asset. “Environment” means any surface water, drinking water, ground water, land surface, subsurface strata, river sediment, buildings, structures, and ambient, workplace and indoor air. “Release” means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, emanating or disposing of any Contaminant into the Environment, including, without limitation, the abandonment or discard of barrels, containers, tanks or other receptacles containing or previously containing any Contaminant or any release, emission or discharge as those terms are defined or used in any Environmental Law.
Contaminant means any “back door,” “drop dead device,” “time bomb,” “Trojan horse,” “virus,” “corruptant,” “worm,” “malware,” “spyware,” or “trackware” (as such terms are commonly understood in the Software industry) or any other code designed, intended to, or that does have any of the following functions: (i) disrupting, disabling, harming or otherwise impeding in any manner the operation of, or providing unauthorized access to, any computer, tablet computer, handheld device or other device, or (ii) damaging or destroying any data or file without a user’s consent.
Contaminant means any substance, whether or not added to food, but which is present in such food as a result of the production (including operations carried out in crop husbandry, animal husbandry or veterinary medicine), manufacture, processing, preparation, treatment, packing, packaging, transport or holding of such food or as a result of environmental contamination and does not include insect fragments, rodent hairs and other extraneous matter;