PHMSA HazMat Alerts Proposed Rules

September 7, 2016: (NPRM)(HM-215N) Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With International Standards (RRR)

PHMSA submitted a proposal to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations in an effort to ensure consistency with international regulations. Some of the changes will include adjustments to shipping names, hazard classes, packing groups, and vessel stowage requirements. Some of the amendments suggested are a result of coordination with Canada under the US-Canadian Regulatory Cooperation Council.
Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed rule until November 7, 2016.

Docket No. PHMSA–2015–0273 (HM–215N)