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Interpretation Response #99-0172 ([Radian International] [Mr. Andrew N. Romach])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Radian International

Individual Name: Mr. Andrew N. Romach

Location State: NC Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

November 2, 1999

Mr. Andrew N. Romach                 Ref. No. 99-0172

Radian International

P.O. Box 13000

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Dear Mr. Romach:

This is in response to your letter dated June 29, 1999, requesting clarification of the applicability of § 173.220 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).  Specifically, you ask if mechanical equipment containing an internal combustion engine and equipped with a fuel tank having a capacity greater than 119 gallons may take advantage of the exceptions provided in § 173.220.

The answer is yes.  Mechanical equipment containing an internal combustion engine equipped with a fuel tank meeting the definition of a bulk packaging may be transported under the provisions of § 173.220.

I hope this satisfies your request.



John A. Gale

Transportation Regulations Specialists

Office of Hazardous Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.220 Internal combustion engines, vehicles, machinery containing internal combustion engines, battery-powered equipment or machinery, fuel cell-powered equipment or machinery