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Section §172.407: Label specifications

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Interpretation Responses

Ref ID Date Company Name Individual Name Response Document
20-0067 Linde Gas N.A., LLC Kevin Funk View
19-0105 United Initiators, Inc. Mr. Jeremy Pogorelec View
18-0129 AmeriGas Propane Christopher Wagner View
16-0089R Label Solutions, Inc. Ms. Tammy King View
17-0141 Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles Tom Ferguson View
16-0055 AZKO Nobel Services, Inc. Mr. Mark Connolly View
00-0139 U. S. Department of Transportation Mr. Kent D. Fleming View
00-0273 Dangerous Goods of America Mr. Eddie Deveaux View
99-0026 Sakai Trading New York Inc. Mr. Y. Goto View
11-0172 Wiley Rein, LLP Mr. George Kerchner View
00-0241 Allied Technology Group, Inc. Mr. Anthony L. Patko View
99-0146 International Business Machines (IBM) Mr. Richard Eggleston View
03-0227 OHKA America, Inc. Mr. Felix J. Stephens View
07-0146 Mr. Frank Milam View
14-0204 Lockheed Martin Space Systems Compnay, SWFLANT Ms. Amanda B. Foskey View
09-0114 TRG Inc. Mr. Robert E. Sever View
98-0346 Thompson, Hine & Flory, LLP Mr. Norman J. Philion View
15-0028 Duke Energy Corporation Mr. Chuck Denny View
07-0156 Dangerous Goods Advisory Council Mr. Michael Morrisette View
06-0005 Byfield Marine Supply Mr. Keith L. Mauer View
98-0235 Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Mr. Anthony P. Wilson View
13-0200 Israel Military Industries Ltd. (IMI) Mr. Lenny Shoval View
16-0106 Global Logistics Ms. Julie Brown View
01-0029 Georgia Public Service Commission Capt. Bruce Bugg View
01-0304 The Sherwin Williams Company Ms. Sandra L. Basharn View
10-0042 Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. Mr. Wieten View
10-0160 Empire Airlines, Inc. Mr. Bradley J. Slater View
10-0088 Dyno Nobel, Inc. Mr. Mark Anderson View