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Hazardous Materials: Streamlining Requirements for the Approval of Certain Energetic Materials

Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).

PHMSA proposes to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations to revise the classification and approval process for certain low-hazard fireworks; to revise classification criteria for small arms cartridges to include tracer ammunition; to include the PHMSA portal as the method to submit applications for all explosives approvals; and to allow for voluntary termination of an explosive approval by the approval holder.

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