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Interpretation Response #04-0006 (["K" Line America, Inc.] [Lisa Stone])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: "K" Line America, Inc.

Individual Name: Lisa Stone

Location State: VA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Mar 24, 2004


Lisa Stone                Reference No. 04-0006
“K” Line America, Inc.
8730 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23235

Dear Ms. Stone:

This is in response to your letter dated January 8, 2004, regarding the requirement to indicate the number and type of packages on shipping papers in accordance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).  Specifically you ask whether you may describe your intermediate bulk container as “Super Sack” on a shipping paper.
The answer is yes.  Section 172.202(a)(6) specifies that the number and type of packages must be indicated.  The type of packages may be indicated by the description and by packaging specification number when applicable.

I hope this satisfies your request.

John A. Gale, Chief
Standards Development
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.202 Description of hazardous material on shipping papers