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Interpretation Response #00-0124 ([Layne-Atlantic] [Mr. John Pittas])

Below is the interpretation response detail and a list of regulations sections applicable to this response.

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Layne-Atlantic

Individual Name: Mr. John Pittas

Location State: FL Country: US

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Response text:

June 8, 2000

Mr. John Pittas                Ref. No. 00-0124
Operations Manager
Layne-Atlantic
P.O. Box 2676
Eaton Park, FL 33840-2676

Dear Mr. Pittas:

This is in response to your letter dated April 14, 2000, regarding the materials of trade exception under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).

Specifically you ask if Oxygen and Acetylene cylinders each weighing less than 100 kg (220 pounds), used in direct support of field construction projects may be considered materials of trade.

The answer is yes.  Oxygen and Acetylene cylinders transported on your company's vehicles to support the business may be transported as materials of trade if all the provisions of  §173.6 are met.

I hope this satisfies   your   request.
Sincerely,

John A. Gale
Transportation Regulations Specialist
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

173.6

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.6 Materials of trade exceptions