49 C.F.R. 172.101 - Purpose and use of hazardous materials table

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  • General Technical, Organizational, Conforming, and Correcting Amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 01, 2015
    • October 1, 2015
    ...changes the terminology in paragraph (f) to make it consistent with the proper shipping name language in the Hazardous Materials Table in 49 CFR 172.101. Appendix B to Part 385--Explanation of Safety Rating Process. FMCSA updates a citation within Section VII of Appendix B, ``List of Acute ......
  • Security Training for Surface Transportation Employees
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 16, 2016
    • December 16, 2016
    ...rail security-sensitive materials, broken down by-- (i) The shipping name prescribed for the material in column 2 of the table in 49 CFR 172.101; (ii) The hazard class or division number prescribed for the material in column 3 of the table in 49 CFR 172.101; (iii) The identification number ......
  • Chemical facility anti-terrorism standards,
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 28, 2006
    • December 28, 2006
    ...or CWC (discussed above); the hazardous materials listed in Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations (see e.g. 49 CFR 172.101); and the TSA Select Hazardous Materials List. The Department may also seek and analyze information from many other sources, including from exp......
  • Reports and guidance documents; availability, etc.: Hydrogen economy; applicable statutory and regulatory provisions,
    • United States
    • Federal Register January 05, 2007
    • January 5, 2007
    ...CFR parts 171-180). The HMR classify hydrogen, in its various forms, as a hazardous material, and specifically as a flammable gas. See 49 CFR 172.101 (column 3 of Hazardous Materials Table). Accordingly, the transportation of hydrogen would be subject to the packaging and hazard communicati......
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65 cases
  • Mehl v. Canadian Pacific Ry., Ltd., No. 4:02-CV-009.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 8th Circuit. United States District Court of North Dakota
    • March 6, 2006
    ...and train type. 49 C.F.R. § 213.9. 14. The regulations provide detailed requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials. 49 C.F.R. §§ 172.101 (anhydrous ammonia listed as a hazardous materials) 173.314 (requirements for compressed gases in tank cars and multi-unit tank cars), 173......
  • Roth v. Norfalco Llc., No. 10–2524.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit)
    • June 28, 2011
    ...penalties, and, under certain circumstances, criminal punishment. See 49 U.S.C. §§ 5121–24. Sulfuric acid is a “hazardous material.” 49 C.F.R. § 172.101. Accordingly, railway tank cars carrying the chemical must adhere to design specifications approved by the DOT. 49 C.F.R. § 173.242(a). Ta......
  • State of N.J., Dept. of Environmental Protection and Energy v. Long Island Power Authority, No. 93-5613
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit)
    • July 19, 1994
    ...to regulations that categorize certain materials, such as the uranium-235 at issue here, as "dangerous cargo," 33 C.F.R. Sec. 126.07; 49 C.F.R. Sec. 172.101, and other material, particularly certain explosives, as "designated dangerous cargo," 33 C.F.R. Sec. 126.09. The Coast Guard has prom......
  • Pellegrino v. U.S. Transp. Sec. Admin., No. 15-3047
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit)
    • August 30, 2019
    ...of Federal law." See, e.g. , 49 U.S.C. § 46505 (providing criminal penalties for "[c]arrying a weapon or explosive on an aircraft"); 49 C.F.R. §§ 172.101, 175.10(a) (listing "hazardous materials" that are not permitted on flights). The phrase "for violations of Federal law" sweeps notably b......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • The Hydrogen Handbook - United States
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • April 14, 2021
    ...and safety precautions. Compressed hydrogen and refrigerated LH2 are both defined as hazardous materials under PHMSA’s regulations at 49 C.F.R. § 172.101. Further, all flammable cryogenic liquids, which includes liquefied hydrogen, are also defined as hazardous materials within PHMSA’s regu......
  • Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, December 2018
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • December 18, 2018
    ...for Standardization (ISO) standards. Hazardous Materials Table: PHMSA proposes amendments to the Hazardous Materials Table (49 C.F.R. § 172.101) consistent with recent changes in the Dangerous Goods List of the 20th Revised Edition of the UN Model Regulations, the IMDG Code, and the ICAO Te......
  • Preparing Hazardous Materials Shipping Papers
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • October 8, 2020
    ...that a Basic Description includes is specific to each hazardous material and is available in the Hazardous Materials Table at 49 C.F.R. § 172.101. The shipping paper must list the information, which is identified by its column in the Hazardous Materials Table, in the following Hazardous Mat......
1 books & journal articles
  • Strict Liability
    • United States
    • Torts, Volume Two
    • March 12, 2016
    ...1 is radioactive material. Class number 2 is poisons. Class 3 is flammable gas and 4 is nonflammable gas. Acrylonitrile is in Class 5. 49 C.F.R. §§ 172.101, Table; 173.2(a). Ordinarily when summary judgment is denied, the movant’s rights are not extinguished; the case is simply set down for......

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