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DOT/PHMSA RIN: 2137-AE80 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments Pertaining to DOT-Specification Cylinders 

This rulemaking amends the Hazardous Materials Regulations to revise certain requirements applicable to the manufacture, use, and requalification of DOT-specification cylinders. This rulemaking is in response to petitions for rulemaking submitted by stakeholders and agency review of the regulations for compressed gas cylinders. Specifically, this rulemaking incorporates by reference or updates the references to several Compressed Gas Association publications, amends the filling requirements for compressed and liquefied gases, expands the use of salvage cylinders, and revises and clarifies the manufacture and requalification requirements for cylinders.

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: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 171    49 CFR 172    49 CFR 173    49 CFR 178    49 CFR 180    49 CFR 107   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Downgraded to Non-Significant on 2/21/2012  05/29/2012  77 FR 31551   
ANPRM Comment Period End  08/27/2012 
NPRM  07/26/2016  81 FR 48977   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/26/2016 
Final Rule  06/00/2020 
Additional Information: hm-234
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Eamonn Patrick
Transportation Specialist
Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-8553