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Interpretation Response #07-0021 ([Ariel Corporation] [Ms. Betty Hicks])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Ariel Corporation

Individual Name: Ms. Betty Hicks

Location State: DC Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Mar 26, 2007

Ms. Betty Hicks                                         
Reference No. 07-0021
Ariel Corporation
Eastman Building, P2
137 Regional Park Drive
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660

Dear Ms. Hicks:

This is in response to your February 6, 2007 letter requesting clarification of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) applicable to marine pollutants. Specifically, you ask if a material is considered to be a listed man e pollutant if the technical name of the material does not specifically appear in the table of marine pollutants (172.101, Appendix B) but a synonym does.

The answer is yes. Under the HMR, a material is considered a listed marine pollutant if either its technical name or a synonym appears in the table of marine pollutants.


John A. Gale
Standards Development
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

172.101 App.B

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table