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Interpretation Response #05-0150 ([OIC, Detachment ECHO] [Chief Warrant Officer Jeffery J. Zagurski])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: OIC, Detachment ECHO

Individual Name: Chief Warrant Officer Jeffery J. Zagurski

Location State: VA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Jun 28, 2005


Chief Warrant Officer Jeffery J. Zagurski                 Reference No. 05-0150
Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit TWO
OIC, Detachment ECHO
1004 Hermitage RD, Bldg 2052
Norfolk Virginia 2352 1-7006
Dear Chief Warrant Officer Zagurski:

This is in response to your letter regarding the applicability of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) to the transport of compressed gases solely for military purposes in Department of Defense-owned and-operated vehicles.

The transport of hazardous materials in military or government vehicles operated by military or government personnel solely for noncommercial purposes is not subject to the HMR. However, if the purpose is commercial, or if the government entity offers hazardous materials for transportation to commercial carriers, then the HMR would apply.

I hope this information is helpful. Please contact us if you require additional assistance.



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

171.1, 172.101

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
171.1 Applicability of Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to persons and functions
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table