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Interpretation Response #99-0001 ([Sharp Microelectronics Technology, Inc.] [Ms. Lesa L. Grant])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Sharp Microelectronics Technology, Inc.

Individual Name: Ms. Lesa L. Grant

Location State: WA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

JUL 7, 1999

Ms. Lesa L. Grant                                     Ref.  No. 99-0001
Sharp Microelectronics Technology, Inc.
 5700 NW Pacific Rim Blvd.
Camas, Washington 98607

Dear Ms. Grant:

This is in response to your December 22, 1998, letter concerning the training requirements for materials shipped under the small quantity exceptions in § 173.4 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171 - 180).

Materials which meet the requirements of § 173.4 are not subject to any other requirements of the HMR.  Therefore, persons who ship hazardous materials under the provisions of § 173.4 are not subject to the formal training requirements of Subpart H in Part 172.  A person who offers small quantity shipments under § 173.4 is still responsible for properly classifying and naming the material as well as correctly determining if the material may be shipped as a small quantity.

I hope this satisfies your request.



Thomas G. Allan
Transportation Regulations Specialist
Office of Hazardous  Materials  Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.4 Small quantities for highway and rail