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DOT/PHMSA RIN: 2137-AF50 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Hazardous Materials: Streamlining Requirements for the Approval of Certain Energetic Materials 
Abstract:

This rulemaking would amend the approval process for certain Class 1 (explosive) hazardous materials. Specifically, this rulemaking would simplify current procedures and requirements for the classification of these low-hazard explosives. The amendments would provide regulatory relief for numerous energetics manufacturers and shippers while maintaining the safety of manufacture and transport.

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 172    49 CFR 173   
Legal Authority: 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/00/2021 
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 
Agency Contact:
Matthew Nickels
Transportation Regulations Specialist
Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-8553
Email: matthew.nickels@dot.gov