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Interpretation Response #13-0001 ([Aris Electronics] [Mr. Avraham Rahimi])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Aris Electronics

Individual Name: Mr. Avraham Rahimi

Location State: CA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

March 27, 2013 



Mr. Avraham Rahimi
Aris Electronics
11740 Wilshire Blvd., #A603
Los Angeles, CA  90025

Reference No.: 13-0001

Dear Mr. Rahimi:

This is in response to your December 28, 2013 email requesting confirmation from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) that "Crest Whitestrips – Supreme" are not subject to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).

As provided in § 173.22, it is the shipper's responsibility to properly classify a hazardous material.  Such determinations are not required to be verified by this Office.  However, based on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) you provided for the "Crest Whitestrips – Supreme," it is the opinion of this Office that the formulations do not meet the definition of any hazard class and are not subject to the HMR.

I trust this satisfies your inquiry.  Please contact us if we can be of further assistance.


T. Glenn Foster
Chief, Regulatory Review and Reinvention Branch
Standards and Rulemaking Division


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.22 Shipper's responsibility