Homogeneous Material

“Homogeneous material” means a material of uniform composition throughout that cannot be mechanically disjointed into different materials, meaning that the materials cannot, in principle, be separated by mechanical actions such as unscrewing, cutting, crushing, grinding and abrasive processes.

Source: Resolution MEPC.197(62), 2011 Guidelines for the development of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials, 15 July 2011, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance

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