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Interpretation Response #98-0338 ([Aristech Chemical Corporation] [Mr. Michael D. Alston])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Aristech Chemical Corporation

Individual Name: Mr. Michael D. Alston

Location State: PA Country: US

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Response text:

MAR 24, 1999


Mr. Michael D. Alston                                    Ref.  No. 98-0338
Logistics Specialist – Hazardous Materials
Aristech Chemical Corporation
600 Grant Street, Room 1020
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Dear Mr. Alston:

This is in response to your letter dated November 3, 1998 regarding §§ 172.704 and 172.204(d)of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).  Specifically, you wish to verify that the training requirements apply to an individual who signs the shipper's certification required under § 172.204(a).

Your understanding is correct.  The training requirements apply to hazmat employees who perform functions that are subject to the requirements of the HMR (§ 172.702(b)); this includes the employee who signs the shipping paper certification.

I hope this satisfies your request.



John A. Gale
Regulations  Specialist
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

172.704, 172.240

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.704 Training requirements