Final rule published on ethanol/gasoline blend labeling
Jan 30, 2008 12:57 PM
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is amending the hazardous materials regulations to update, clarify or provide relief from certain requirements governing the classification, packaging, or labeling of hazardous materials transported in commerce, according to information published in the Federal Register January 28.
Among other provisions, PHMSA is adopting a new proper shipping name and identification number for fuel blends composed of ethanol and gasoline. In addition, PHMSA is updating references to consensus standards, revising and clarifying certain hazard communication requirements, and clarifying transportation requirements applicable to dry ice, detonator assemblies, and explosives.
PHMSA also is expanding exceptions from regulation for small quantities of hazardous materials. The effective date of these amendments is October 1, 2008.
The final rule (49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, 175, 177, 178, 180) can be seen online in the Federal Register.
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