4.2.4 Abandonment or Destruction of Excess or Surplus Chemicals
184.108.40.206 The holding DOE organization or designated contractor
may abandon or destroy (excess or surplus) property or
donate it to public bodies (without reporting to the GSA)
only after the OPMO (see definition) makes a written
determination that the property has "no commercial
value" or its continued maintenance cost would exceed its
estimated sale proceeds.
220.127.116.11 In general, DOE or DOE contractor must implement sales
procedures (in accordance with 41CFR101-45) in lieu of
abandonment/ destruction when an eligible recipient
shows interest in purchasing these excess chemicals.
18.104.22.168 Exceptions to Public Notice - The required public notice
of intent (41CFR102-36.325) to abandon/destroy excess
chemicals, including an offer to sell them to the public,
prior to their actual disposition is not needed in the
The value of the property, including any expected
sale proceeds, is significantly less than the cost of its
care and handling pending abandonment/destruction,
Abandonment or destruction is required because of
health, safety, or security reasons; or
When the original acquisition cost of the item
(estimated if unknown) is less than $500.
22.214.171.124 Abandonment or Destruction without Public Notice - The
head of the DOE field organization shall coordinate with
the OPMO, a review of the findings prepared by a
designated official, to justify the abandonment or
destruction of property without a public notification of
the pending action.
126.96.36.199 The owning DOE organization shall not abandon or
destroy excess (or surplus) chemicals in a manner that
endangers public health or safety. Specific information
can be found in 41CFR109-42.11, 41CFR109-43.307,
41CFR109-44.7, 41CFR109-45, and 41CFR101-42 for
188.8.131.52 Donation to a Public Body (see definition) - Excess
chemicals determined to be appropriate for abandonment/
destruction may be donated only to a public body without
going through the GSA.