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Interpretation Response #99-0141 ([Austin Powder Company] [Mr. Larry J.(Scooter) King])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Austin Powder Company

Individual Name: Mr. Larry J.(Scooter) King

Location State: OH Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

June 3,1999


Mr. Larry J.(Scooter) King                      Ref. No 99-0141
Regulatory Manager
Austin Powder Company
Cleveland, OHIO 44122

Dear Mr.  King:

This is in response to your letter dated June 3, 1999, regarding the use of the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label.  Specifically, you ask if a CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label may be placed on a package containing a hazardous material that is authorized aboard a passenger-carrying air craft.

Column 9A of the Hazardous Materials Table specifies the maximum net quantity of a hazardous material that is authorized to be transported aboard a passenger-carrying aircraft. Section 173.27 states that a package containing a hazardous material which is authorized aboard cargo aircraft but not aboard passenger aircraft must be labeled with the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label and may not be offered for transportation or transported aboard passenger-carrying aircraft.  It is the opinion of this Office that a package bearing the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label that is within the quantity limitations specified for passenger-carrying aircraft would not be in violation of the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

I hope this satisfies your inquiry.



Thomas G. Allan
Acting Director, Office of Hazardous
Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous materials table