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Interpretation Response #99-0072 ([Kinsbursky Brothers Inc.] [Mr. Paul D. Johnson])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Kinsbursky Brothers Inc.

Individual Name: Mr. Paul D. Johnson

Location State: CA Country: US

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Response text:

APR 20, 1999

 

Mr. Paul D. Johnson                            Ref.  No.  99-0072

Director of Environmental Affairs

Kinsbursky Brothers Inc.

1314 N. Lemon Street

Anaheim, CA 92801

Dear Mr. Johnson:

This is in response to your letter dated March 17, 1999 regarding the bulk packaging requirements under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180). Specifically, you ask whether non-specification non-bulk packagings of Lithium hydroxide monohydrate (UN2680) may be further packaged in a sift-proof non-DOT specification closed bulk bin, to satisfy § 173.240.

The answer is yes.  As provided § 173.240, a non-specification closed bulk bin is an authorized packaging for Lithium hydroxide monohydrate (UN2680).  The fact that the material is already packaged in non-bulk packagings is not relevant.

I hope this information is helpful.

Sincerely,

 



Thomas G. Allan

Senior Transportation Regulations Specialist

Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

173.240

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.240 Bulk packaging for certain low hazard solid materials