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Interpretation Response #03-0194 ([Fisher Scientific LLC] [Mr. Gene Sanders])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Fisher Scientific LLC

Individual Name: Mr. Gene Sanders

Location State: PA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Sep 22, 2003


Mr. Gene Sanders               Reference No. 03-0194
Fisher Scientific LLC
2000 Park Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15275

Dear Mr. Sanders:

This is in response to your letter dated July 31, 2003, concerning the reclassification of a material as “Consumer commodity, ORM-D” under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR 49 CFR Parts 171-180).  Specifically, you asked if a material properly described as “Consumer commodity, ORM-D” is subject to special provision 47 (see § 172.102).

The answer is no.  A material that has been appropriately reclassified as “Consumer commodity, ORM-D” as authorized in column (8A) of the HMT is no longer subject to special provision 47, which applies to the original shipping description.

I hope this satisfies your request.



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


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table