(a) Collection, storage and transfer of infectious waste shall comply with the requirements of Env-Sw 400 and this section. (b) The waste shall be stored in a predesignated location, protected from water, rain and wind. (c) Storage containers and packaging shall be labeled conspicuously in a legible manner with the words “infectious waste,” or “biohazard waste,” or with the universal biohazard symbol. (d) Waste stored at generator facilities shall be maintained in a nonputrescent state, using refrigeration when necessary. (e) Waste shall not be stored at room temperatures in excess of 72 hours. (f) Outdoor storage areas containing the waste, such as dumpsters, sheds, tractor trailers, or other storage areas, shall be locked to prevent unauthorized access. (g) Access to on-site storage areas shall be limited to authorized persons. (h) The waste shall be stored in a manner that shall provide protection from animals and shall not provide a breeding place or a food source for insects or rodents. (i) Storage containers and packaging shall be of sufficient structural integrity to ensure that the waste shall not be released to the environment during storage. (j) The contents of damaged or ruptured containers shall be re-packaged. (k) Infectious waste shall be transferred by the generator to authorized facilities only.