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Interpretation Response #08-0087 ([Idaho State Police] [Mr. Jim Eavenson])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Idaho State Police

Individual Name: Mr. Jim Eavenson

Location State: ID Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

May 16, 2008



Mr. Jim Eavenson

Idaho State Police

P.O. Box 700

Meridian, ID 83680-0700

Ref. No. 08-0087

Dear Mr. Eavenson:

This responds to your March 20, 2008 letter requesting clarification of the requirements for shipping papers under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you ask whether § 172.202(a)(7), which requires an indication of the number and type of packages on a shipping paper, applies to both bulk and non-bulk packagings.

The answer is yes. Section 172.202(a)(7) applies to both non-bulk and bulk packagings.

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
172.202 Description of hazardous material on shipping papers