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Interpretation Response #05-0197 ([DS Containers] [Mr. James R. Jandora])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: DS Containers

Individual Name: Mr. James R. Jandora

Location State: IL Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Nov 21, 2005


Mr. James R. Jandora                    Reference No. 05-0197
Vice President
Sales & Marketing
DS Containers
1789 Hubbard Avenue
Batavia, IL 60510

Dear Mr. Jandora:

This is in response to your August 11, 2005 letter regarding the exceptions for limited quantities of compressed gases as specified in the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you ask if aerosol cans containing foodstuffs prepared in accordance with § 173.306(b) (1) are subject to either the hot water bath test in § 173.306 (a) (3) or special venting features authorized under DOT-E-07951.

The answer is no. If the container meets the conditions specified in § 173.306(b) (1), the hot water bath test and special venting features are not applicable.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact this office.



Hattie L. Mitchell
Chief, Regulatory Review and Reinvention
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.306 Limited quantities of compressed gases