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Interpretation Response #07-0148 ([Castaway Trash Hauling] [Mr. Steven Duque])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Castaway Trash Hauling

Individual Name: Mr. Steven Duque

Location State: NV Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

Aug 13, 2007

Mr. Steven Duque                               Reference No. 07-0148

Operations Manager

Castaway Trash Hauling

Post Office Box 51930

Sparks, NV 89435

Dear Mr. Duque:

This is in response to your letter dated July 27, 2007 and subsequent telephone conversation with Ben Supko of my staff, requesting clarification of the registration requirements under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you ask for clarification of the registration provisions in § 107.601 applicable to the shipment of asbestos in a 22.94 cubic meter (30 cubic yards) roll-off. In addition, during the telephone conversation with Mr. Supko, you indicated that the asbestos is bagged in order for the roll-off to comply with the sift-proof closed bulk bin requirement

in § 173.240(c).

Section 107.601(4) states that a person offering a hazardous material in a bulk packaging, container, or tank with a capacity equal to or greater than 13,248 liters (3,500 gallons) for liquids or gases or more than 13.24 cubic meters (468 cubic feet) for solids is subject to the registration requirement. The roll-off container you are using to transport the asbestos has a capacity of 22.94 cubic meters; therefore, you must register.

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


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
107.601 Applicability