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Miscellaneous Amendments to the Hazardous Materials Regulations for Cylinders

December 28th, 2020 by Ann Rippe

Action Forcing Change
Summary: PHMSA is amending the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to revise certain requirements applicable to the manufacture, use, and requalification of DOT-specification cylinders. PHMSA is taking this action in response to petitions for rulemaking submitted by stakeholders and agency review of compressed gas cylinder regulations. Specifically, PHMSA is incorporating by reference or updating the references to several Compressed Gas Association publications, amending the filling requirements for compressed and liquefied gases, expanding the use of salvage cylinders, and revising and clarifying the manufacture and requalification requirements for cylinders.
[Full Text - 85 FR 85380]

Citations: 49 CFR 171.23(a)(5)(i); 49 CFR 173, Subpart G; 49 CFR 173.3; 49 CFR 178; 49 CFR 180, Subpart C

Ann Rippe

Ann Rippe

Manager of Regulatory Services

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