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Interpretation Response #05-0243 ([Girard Equipment, Inc] [Mr. John L. Freiler])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Girard Equipment, Inc

Individual Name: Mr. John L. Freiler

Location State: NJ Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Nov 18, 2005

Mr. John L. Freiler                      Reference No. 05-0243

Girard Equipment, Inc

3301-A Tremley Point Rd, Suite 7

Linden, NJ 07036

Dear Mr. Freiler:

This is in response to your request to Mr. Danny Shelton, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, for a written clarification of certain venting requirements for cargo tanks under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180), as discussed at a recent Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association/National Tank Truck Carriers Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. We have framed our response in the enclosed series of questions and answers.

I hope this information is helpful. Please contact this office should you have additional questions.

Sincerely,

Susan Gorsky

Acting Director

Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

Enclosure

cc: Mr. Danny Shelton, FMCSA

178.345-10, 178.342-2(b), 180.407

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
178.345-10 Pressure relief
180.407 Requirements for test and inspection of specification cargo tanks