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Compliance Guide Update Service May 2016

 

May 27

 

Department Of Transportation

 

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration FR 81 33602-33604

 

49 CFR Part 172 Hazardous Materials Table, Special Provisions, Hazardous Materials Communications, Emergency Response Information, Training Requirements, and Security Plans.

 

CFR Correction

 

1. On page 202, for "Cyanuric triazide";

2. On page 211, for "Dinitrosobenzylamidine and salts of (dry)";

3. On page 275, for "Power device, explosive, see Cartridges, power device". § 172.101 Purpose and use of hazardous

 

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May 19

 

Department Of Transportation

 

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration FR 81 31529-31531 49 CFR Part 175 Hazardous Materials:

 

Carriage of Battery-Powered Electronic Smoking Devices in Passenger Baggage FINAL RULE

 

Summary: The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is issuing a final rule to prohibit passengers and crewmembers from carrying battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-cigs, e-cigars, e-pipes, e-hookahs, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery systems) in checked baggage and from charging these devices and their batteries on board the aircraft. However, these devices may continue to be carried in carry-on baggage. This action is consistent with the interim final rule (IFR) published in the Federal Register on October 30, 2015, and a similar amendment in the 2015–2016 Edition of the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (ICAO Technical Instructions). This final rule amends the Hazardous Materials Regulations to maintain alignment with the ICAO Technical Instructions. Furthermore, this final rule does not impact the existing rules on the transport of lithium batteries or other portable electronic devices that are transported for personal use in a passenger’s checked or carry-on baggage.

 

Dates: Effective: June 20, 2016.

 

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May16

 

Department Of Transportation

 

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration FR 81 30202 49 CFR Parts 171,173 and 178

 

Hazardous Materials: Incorporation by Reference Edition Update for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and Transportation Systems for Liquids and Slurries: Pressure Piping Code Correction

 

Correction

In rule document 2016–10027 appearing on pages 25613–25618 in the issue of Friday, April 29, 2016, make the following correction: On page 25614, in the first column, in the ‘‘ Dates:’’ section, beginning on the 14th line, ‘‘[insert date 60 days after publication in the Federal Register ]’’ should read ‘‘June 28, 2016’’. [FR Doc. C1–2016–10027 Filed 5–13–16; 8:45 am]

 

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