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Interpretation Response #98-0125 ([Waste Management Federal Services] [Mr. J.G. Field])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Waste Management Federal Services

Individual Name: Mr. J.G. Field

Location State: WA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

AUG 18, 1998

 

Mr. J.G. Field                                Ref. No. 98-0125
Manager Engineering
Waste Management Federal Services, Inc.                                     
345 Hills Street
Richland, WA 99352

Dear Mr. Field:

This is in response to your letter of June 1, 1998, regarding the transport of low specific activity radioactive liquid (LSA) in specification DOT 412 cargo tank that has a sump which has been secured by a threaded cap or bolted flange.

Specifically, you asked if threaded capped pipe or bolted flange may be used to close an outlet on the sump of the tank when transporting a LSA liquid?  Yes, a LSA liquid may be transported in a specification DOT 412 cargo tank that has its outlet in the sump securely closed with a threaded cap or bolted flange.

I hope this satisfies your request.

Sincerely,

 

Delmer F. Billings
Chief, Standards Development
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

173.427(c)

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.427 Transport requirements for low specific activity (LSA) Class 7 (radioactive) material and surface contaminated objects (SCO)