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Interpretation Response #02-0082 ([Cerac Incorporated] [Candice M. Graf])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Cerac Incorporated

Individual Name: Candice M. Graf

Location State: WI Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Oct 11, 2002

Ms. Candice M. Graf                 Reference No. 02-0082
Hazardous Materials Coordinator
Cerac Incorporated
407 N. 13 th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Dear Ms. Graf:

This responds to your letter,concerning the recurrent testing of packagings intended to contain radioactive materials under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you inquire whether a DOT Specification 7A Type A packaging must be periodically retested.

The answer is no.  There is no requirement to retest a Type A packaging that is designed and constructed under the conditions specified in § 178.350.

I trust this satisfies your inquiry.  Please contact us if we can be of further assistance.


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


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.465 Type A packaging tests