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Interpretation Response #98-0331 ([Remington Arms Company, Inc.] [Mr. R. A. VanDuzer])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Remington Arms Company, Inc.

Individual Name: Mr. R. A. VanDuzer

Location State: NC Country: US

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Response text:

NOV 12, 1998


Mr. R. A. VanDuzer                     Ref. No. 98-0331
Hazardous Materials Consultant
Remington Arms Company, Inc.

Post Office Box 700
Madison, NC 27025-8700

Dear Mr. VanDuzer:

This is in response to your letter of September 23, 1998, requesting classification of your company's electrically initiated small arms cartridges under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). You also submitted technical information for our review.

After reviewing the information provided in your letter we have concluded that, for classification purposes, electrically initiated small arms. cartridges should be treated in the same manner as conventional percussion primed small arms cartridges. It is the opinion of this Office that electrically initiated small arms cartridges meeting the provisions of § 173.56(h) may be assigned a classification code of l.4S by the manufacturer.

If I can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.



Edward T. Muzzullo
Director, Office of Hazardous
Materials Standards

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.56 New explosives-definition and procedures for classification and approval