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Compliance Guide Update Service February 2015

February 20

Department Of Transportation


Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries FR 80 9217-9218 49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173 and 175 Final rule; Extension of compliance date.


Summary: PHMSA is extending for modes of transportation other than air the mandatory compliance date of a final rule published on August 6, 2014, under Docket No. HM–224F from February 6, 2015, until August 7, 2015. This extension is made in response to formal comments received from multiple stakeholders outlining challenges faced by the regulated community in fully implementing the provisions of the final rule by the February 6, 2015 mandatory compliance date.


Dates: The compliance date for the final rule published August 6, 2014, at 79 FR 46012, is extended until August 7, 2015.


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