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Interpretation Response #02-0197 ([LEGRA Engineering, Inc.] [Mike Stocker])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: LEGRA Engineering, Inc.

Individual Name: Mike Stocker

Location State: MO Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Dec 17, 2002

Mr. Mike Stocker                 Reference No. 02-0197
LEGRA Engineering, Inc.
5433 Eagle Industrial Court
Hazelwood, MO 63042

Dear Mr. Stocker:

This responds to your letter, on behalf of Michael Martin with Pacific Rim Polymers PTY LTD Australia, regarding confirmation of your understanding that a material described as "Aerosols, 2.2, UN1950" containing "Castor" (packaged in 50 mL to 1000 mL metal cans) is not a hazardous material for purposes of transportation.  A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) was enclosed.  We apologize for the delay in responding and hope it has not caused any inconvenience.

Your understanding is incorrect.  The aerosol described in your letter is subject to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). As described in your MSDS, "Aerosols, 2,2. UN1950" is specifically listed by name and designated as a hazardous material in the § 172.101 Hazardous Materials Table (§ 172.101 HMT).  Therefore, for purposes of transportation, "Aerosols, 2.2, UN1950" must be packaged, marked, labeled and described on shipping papers as specified in the HMR.  Packagings authorized for this material are found in §§ 173.306 and 173.307.

I hope this satisfies your inquiry.  If we can be of further assistance, please contact us


Delmer F. Billings
Chief, Standards Development
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table