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DOT/PHMSA RIN: 2137-AF27 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments; Response to Appeals and Corrections 
Abstract:

This rulemaking responds to administrative appeals received in response to our June 2, 2016 (HM-218H; 81 FR 35483) miscellaneous amendments final rule, which made revisions to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR 171-180) to update and clarify certain regulatory requirements. In this rule, we are responding to appeals by extending the compliance date by one year for the new packaging requirements for nitric acid and the new prohibition of using alphanumeric telephone numbers for the emergency response telephone number. Additionally, we are responding to appeals by clarifying certain typographical errors in the table for periodic testing and inspection for cargo tanks. Furthermore, we are further clarifying the requirements applicable to the testing of pressure relief devices for cargo tank motor vehicles.

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 172    49 CFR 173    49 CFR 180   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5101 to 5128   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  02/00/2018 
Additional Information: HM-218H;
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Related RINs: Related to 2137-AF04 
Agency Contact:
Michael Ciccarone
Transportation Specialist
Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Ave, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202-366-8553
Email: michael.ciccarone@dot.gov