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Interpretation Response #01-0120 ([World Heart, Inc.] [Ms. Carol McCulley])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: World Heart, Inc.

Individual Name: Ms. Carol McCulley

Location State: CA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

JUL 13, 2001


Ms. Carol McCulley                      Reference No.: 01-0120
Explant Services
World Heart, Inc.
7799 Pardee Lane
Oakland, CA 94612

This is in response to your May 10, 2000 letter requesting clarification of the proper shipping name for a Formaldehyde solution containing 10% neutral buffered formalin under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (Hlv1R; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you ask whether the proper shipping name should be "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s." or "Aviation regulated liquid, n.o.s."

Either shipping name may be used, however, the preferred proper shipping name is "Aviation regulated liquid, n.o.s." The entry "Aviation regulated liquid, n.o.s," was added to the § 172.101 Hazardous Materials Table in a final rule published March 5, 1999 (Docket HM-215C; 64 FR 10741) for alignment with the ICAO Technical Instructions and the UN Recommendations.

I trust you find the information helpful.



Hattie L.Mitchell
Chief, Regulatory Review and Reinvention
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table