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Interpretation Response #04-0143 ([Chemical Accident Reconstruction Services Inc] [Michael Fox, Ph.D])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Chemical Accident Reconstruction Services Inc

Individual Name: Michael Fox, Ph.D

Location State: AZ Country: US

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Response text:

Michael Fox, Ph.D.                 Reference No. 04-0143
Chemical Accident. Reconstruction
    Services Inc.
9121 E. Tanque Verde Road # 105
Tucson, AZ 85749

Dear Dr. Fox:

This is in response to your May 24, 2004 letter and subsequent telephone conversation with a member of my staff concerning the classification of a material in accordance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180)

Under 49 CFR 173.22, it is the shipper’s responsibility to properly classify a material in accordance with the hazard class definitions in part 173 or to determine that the material does not meet a hazard class definition and does not meet the definition in § 171.8 of a hazardous substance, hazardous waste or a marine pollutant. If a material meets a hazard class definition, or meets the definition of a hazardous substance, hazardous waste or a marine pollutant but is not listed by name in the § 172.101 table, then selection of a proper shipping name must be made from the generic descriptions or n.o.s. entries corresponding to the specific hazard class, packing group, and subsidiary hazards of the material.

I hope this satisfies your request.



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

172.101,   173.22

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table
173.22 Shipper's responsibility