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Interpretation Response #06-0232 ([Premier Trading Group] [Mr. Dub Phillips])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Premier Trading Group

Individual Name: Mr. Dub Phillips

Location State: TX Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Nov 3, 2006


Mr. Dub Phillips                Reference No. 06-0232

Premier Trading Group

2034 Cypress Bend Lane

Sugar Land, TX 77478

Dear Mr. Phillips:

This is response to your letter dated October 10, 2006, letter requesting clarification of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) pertaining to hazardous materials authorized to be transported under the proper shipping name "Consumer commodity". Specifically, you ask whether your charcoal briquette product may be transported as "Consumer Commodity" ORM-D.

Under § 173.151(c), charcoal briquettes may be renamed "Consumer commodity" and reclassed as "ORM-D" provided each package does not exceed 30 kg (66 lbs) gross weight and the briquettes, as packaged, meet the definitions of a consumer commodity as specified in § 171.8.

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

172.101, 173.151 (c)

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table
173.151 Exceptions for Class 4