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Interpretation Response #99-0268 ([Heraeus Incorporated] [Mr. Franklin Hahn])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Heraeus Incorporated

Individual Name: Mr. Franklin Hahn

Location State: PA Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

December 9, 1999


Mr. Franklin Hahn                      Ref. No. 99-0268
Heraeus Incorporated
Cermalloy Division
24 Union Hill Road
West Conshohocken, PA 19428-9306

Dear Mr. Hahn:

This is in response to your letter dated September 22, 1999, regarding the transportation of a combustible liquid in a non­bulk packaging under the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180).  Specifically, you ask if liquids that meet the definition of a combustible liquid under § 173.120(b) are subject to the HMR when transported in non-bulk packagings.

A combustible liquid transported in non-bulk packaging is not subject to the HMR unless it is a hazardous substance, hazardous waste, or a marine pollutant (§ 173.150(f)).

I hope this satisfies your request.



John A. Gale
Transportation Regulations Specialists
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.22 Shipper's responsibility