View Rule

View EO 12866 Meetings Printer-Friendly Version     Download RIN Data in XML

DHS/USCG RIN: 1625-AC73 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: 2021 Liquid Chemical Categorization Updates 

The Coast Guard is proposing another update to the Liquid Chemical Categorization tables, in order to align them with the 2021 International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk and the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee’s Circular 25. The updated tables provide a list of liquid hazardous materials and liquefied and compressed gases approved for international and domestic maritime transportation, and indicate how each substance is categorized by its pollution potential, safe carriage requirements, chemical flammability, combustibility, and compatibility with other substances. This rule promotes the Coast Guard’s mission of maritime safety and imposes no additional cost to chemical shippers and vessel owners. 

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  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: 46 CFR 30.25-1    46 CFR 150   
Legal Authority: 46 U.S.C. 3703   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
J. Spencer Phillips
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Coast Guard
Office of Regulations and Administrative Law (CG-LRA), 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, STOP 7213,
Washington, DC 20593-7213
Phone:202 372-3854