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Interpretation Response #98-0137 ([Safety Manager Stericycle] [Mr. Paul B. Hartman])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Safety Manager Stericycle

Individual Name: Mr. Paul B. Hartman

Location State: RI Country: US

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Response text:

JUL 17, 1998


Mr. Paul B. Hartman                           Ref. No. 98-0137
East Coast Regulatory Compliance/
Safety Manager Stericycle
369 Park East Drive
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895

Dear Mr. Hartman:

This is in response to your letter of June 15, 1998, regarding general marking requirements for non-bulk packages under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Editorial revisions under HM-206 were published in the Federal Register on April 1, 1998, (63 FR 16070). Specifically you ask what the meaning of "other material, hazardous or otherwise" is, as stated in s 172.301 (a) (3) (iv) .

The intention behind the term "other material, hazardous or otherwise" is that it. is any other material transported as a commodity in commerce.

I hope this answers your questions. If we can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.



Director, Office of Hazardous
Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.301 General marking requirements for non-bulk packagings