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Hazardous Materials Transportation: Harmonization with International Standards

November 27th, 2018 by Ann Rippe

Proposed Rule Change
Summary: PHMSA is proposing to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) in order to maintain alignment with the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG), the International Civil Aviation Organization's Technical Instructions (ICAO TI), and the U.N. Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Model Regulations. In addition, PHMSA is proposing amendments to the HMR to allow for increased alignment with the Transport Canada, Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. The amendments would update proper shipping names, hazard classes, packing groups, special provisions, packaging authorizations, air transport quantity limitations, and vessel stowage requirements.
[Full Text - 83 FR 60970]

Citations: 49 CFR 171.12(a)(1); 49 CFR 171.12(a)(3)(v); 49 CFR 171.8; 49 CFR 172.101; 49 CFR 172.101(e); 49 CFR 172.101, Appendix B; 49 CFR 172.102; 49 CFR 172.514(a); 49 CFR 172.514(c); 49 CFR 172.604(d)(2); 49 CFR 172.800(b); 49 CFR 173, Subpart C; 49 CFR 173, Subpart D; 49 CFR 173, Subpart E; 49 CFR 173, Subpart G; 49 CFR 173.2a(a); 49 CFR 173.422; 49 CFR 173.6(a); 49 CFR 173.6(b)(3); 49 CFR 174; 49 CFR 175; 49 CFR 176; 49 CFR 178; 49 CFR 180, Subpart C

Ann Rippe

Ann Rippe

Manager of Regulatory Services

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