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]