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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 172


TITLE 49—Transportation

Subtitle B—OTHER REGULATIONS RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION

CHAPTER I—PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

SUBCHAPTER C—HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS

PART 172—HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TABLE, SPECIAL PROVISIONS, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COMMUNICATIONS, EMERGENCY RESPONSE INFORMATION, TRAINING REQUIREMENTS, AND SECURITY PLANS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§172.1
Purpose and scope.
§172.3
Applicability.
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Subpart B—TABLE OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS

§172.101
Purpose and use of hazardous materials table.
§172.102
Special provisions.
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Subpart C—SHIPPING PAPERS

§172.200
Applicability.
§172.201
Preparation and retention of shipping papers.
§172.202
Description of hazardous material on shipping papers.
§172.203
Additional description requirements.
§172.204
Shipper's certification.
§172.205
Hazardous waste manifest.
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Subpart D—MARKING

§172.300
Applicability.
§172.301
General marking requirements for non-bulk packagings.
§172.302
General marking requirements for bulk packagings.
§172.303
Prohibited marking.
§172.304
Marking requirements.
§172.306
[Reserved]
§172.308
Authorized abbreviations.
§172.310
Class 7 (radioactive) materials.
§172.312
Liquid hazardous materials in non-bulk packagings.
§172.313
Poisonous hazardous materials.
§172.315
Limited quantities.
§172.316
Packagings containing materials classed as ORM-D.
§172.317
KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT handling mark.
§172.320
Explosive hazardous materials.
§172.322
Marine pollutants.
§172.323
Infectious substances.
§172.324
Hazardous substances in non-bulk packagings.
§172.325
Elevated temperature materials.
§172.326
Portable tanks.
§172.327
Petroleum sour crude oil in bulk packaging.
§172.328
Cargo tanks.
§172.330
Tank cars and multi-unit tank car tanks.
§172.331
Bulk packagings other than portable tanks, cargo tanks, tank cars and multi-unit tank car tanks.
§172.332
Identification number markings.
§172.334
Identification numbers; prohibited display.
§172.336
Identification numbers; special provisions.
§172.338
Replacement of identification numbers.
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Subpart E—LABELING

§172.400
General labeling requirements.
§172.400a
Exceptions from labeling.
§172.401
Prohibited labeling.
§172.402
Additional labeling requirements.
§172.403
Class 7 (radioactive) material.
§172.404
Labels for mixed and consolidated packaging.
§172.405
Authorized label modifications.
§172.406
Placement of labels.
§172.407
Label specifications.
§172.411
EXPLOSIVE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6 labels, and EXPLOSIVE Subsidiary label.
§172.415
NON-FLAMMABLE GAS label.
§172.416
POISON GAS label.
§172.417
FLAMMABLE GAS label.
§172.419
FLAMMABLE LIQUID label.
§172.420
FLAMMABLE SOLID label.
§172.422
SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTIBLE label.
§172.423
DANGEROUS WHEN WET label.
§172.426
OXIDIZER label.
§172.427
ORGANIC PEROXIDE label.
§172.429
POISON INHALATION HAZARD label.
§172.430
POISON label.
§172.431
[Reserved]
§172.432
INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCE label.
§172.436
RADIOACTIVE WHITE-I label.
§172.438
RADIOACTIVE YELLOW-II label.
§172.440
RADIOACTIVE YELLOW-III label.
§172.441
FISSILE label.
§172.442
CORROSIVE label.
§172.444
[Reserved]
§172.446
CLASS 9 label.
§172.448
CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label.
§172.450
EMPTY label.
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Subpart F—PLACARDING

§172.500
Applicability of placarding requirements.
§172.502
Prohibited and permissive placarding.
§172.503
Identification number display on placards.
§172.504
General placarding requirements.
§172.505
Placarding for subsidiary hazards.
§172.506
Providing and affixing placards: Highway.
§172.507
Special placarding provisions: Highway.
§172.508
Placarding and affixing placards: Rail.
§172.510
Special placarding provisions: Rail.
§172.512
Freight containers and aircraft unit load devices.
§172.514
Bulk packagings.
§172.516
Visibility and display of placards.
§172.519
General specifications for placards.
§172.521
DANGEROUS placard.
§172.522
EXPLOSIVES 1.1, EXPLOSIVES 1.2 and EXPLOSIVES 1.3 placards.
§172.523
EXPLOSIVES 1.4 placard.
§172.524
EXPLOSIVES 1.5 placard.
§172.525
EXPLOSIVES 1.6 placard.
§172.526
[Reserved]
§172.527
Background requirements for certain placards.
§172.528
NON-FLAMMABLE GAS placard.
§172.530
OXYGEN placard.
§172.532
FLAMMABLE GAS placard.
§172.536
[Reserved]
§172.540
POISON GAS placard.
§172.542
FLAMMABLE placard.
§172.544
COMBUSTIBLE placard.
§172.546
FLAMMABLE SOLID placard.
§172.547
SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTIBLE placard.
§172.548
DANGEROUS WHEN WET placard.
§172.550
OXIDIZER placard.
§172.552
ORGANIC PEROXIDE placard.
§172.553
[Reserved]
§172.554
POISON placard.
§172.555
POISON INHALATION HAZARD placard.
§172.556
RADIOACTIVE placard.
§172.558
CORROSIVE placard.
§172.560
CLASS 9 placard.
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Subpart G—EMERGENCY RESPONSE INFORMATION

§172.600
Applicability and general requirements.
§172.602
Emergency response information.
§172.604
Emergency response telephone number.
§172.606
Carrier information contact.
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Subpart H—TRAINING

§172.700
Purpose and scope.
§172.701
Federal-State relationship.
§172.702
Applicability and responsibility for training and testing.
§172.704
Training requirements.
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Subpart I—SAFETY AND SECURITY PLANS

§172.800
Purpose and applicability.
§172.802
Components of a security plan.
§172.804
Relationship to other Federal requirements.
§172.820
Additional planning requirements for transportation by rail.
§172.822
Limitation on actions by states, local governments, and Indian tribes.
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 172—Office of Hazardous Materials Transportation Color Tolerance Charts and Tables
Appendix
Appendix B to Part 172—Trefoil Symbol
Appendix
Appendix C to Part 172—Dimensional Specifications for Recommended Placard Holder
Appendix
Appendix D to Part 172—Rail Risk Analysis Factors


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