49 CFR 171.4 - Marine pollutants.

Updated to:October 2013
 
CONTENT

Title 49: Transportation

Subtitle B: Other Regulations Relating to Transportation

CHAPTER I: PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

SUBCHAPTER C: HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS

PART 171: GENERAL INFORMATION, REGULATIONS, AND DEFINITIONS

Subpart A: Applicability, General Requirements, and North American Shipments

171.4 - Marine pollutants.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, no person may offer for transportation or transport a marine pollutant, as defined in ? 171.8, in intrastate or interstate commerce except in accordance with the requirements of this subchapter.

(b) The requirements of this subchapter for the transportation of marine pollutants are based on the provisions of Annex III of the 1973 International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from Ships, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78).

(c) Exceptions. Except when all or part of the transportation is by vessel, the requirements of this subchapter specific to marine pollutants do not apply to non-bulk packagings transported by motor vehicle, rail car or aircraft.

[Amdt. 171-116, 57 FR 52934, Nov. 5, 1993, as amended by Amdt. 107-39, 61 FR 51337, Oct. 1, 1996; 73 FR 4712, Jan. 28, 2008]