October 18, 2018: (FR)(HM-259) Hazardous Materials: Notification of the Pilot-in-Command and Response to Air Related Petitions for Rulemaking

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and Federal Aviation Administration issued a final rule regarding the Hazardous Materials Regulations for air transportation. The purpose of the rulemaking is to address petitions submitted by the regulated community and to ensure that the United States Hazardous Materials Regulations align with the current international standards.
The revisions include special provisions, packaging requirements, information to the pilot in command requirements, and exceptions for both passengers and crew members.The final rule will be effective as of October 18, 2018.

Docket No. PHMSA–2015–0100 (HM–259)